MDF, Speakers, Electronics
Through a simple auditory intervention, Revolving seeks to materially engage a process of sonic transformation by investigating the acoustic possibilities of a revolving door. With this intention in mind, the temporal shift between a set of four distinct tones is activated not by sensors or pre-composed rhythms, but instead relies solely on the bodily activation of the door's immediate, perceptible motion.
The spinning of the door effectively transforms the static tone of each speaker into a repeating musical pattern, or, in the absence of passing bodies, the arrested motion rests on a tone (or two) and drones consistently both indoors and out. By combining the transportive quality of a musical phrase with the immediate physicality of an existing architectural mechanism, the worldly and the abstract may overlap, combine, and dissolve according to the embodied experience of the listener.