Sound drawings about Baton Rouge anger
IDEA: Sound art and accompanied drawings as objects of meditation.
WHAT: Created during his time as an artist-in-residence at Grand Central Art Center, Jesse Kees new body of work 'Days' involves field and studio recordings, processed and edited into a series of sound pieces that can be observed as a loose narrative about his experience in the Santa Ana area. The works draw upon Kees' emotions felt during the time period of July 5-14, 2016, the related drawings were made to accompany the sound pieces as objects of meditation.
WHY: The visual interpretation of the sound pieces are proving a more profound inside in the artist's mind.
BY: Jesse Kees, 'Days', on view at Grand Central Art Centre, Santa Ana (CA, USA), August 6 – October 16, 2016
One of the sounds pieces from Days is 'July 8, 2016 (Anger for July 5, 2016, Baton Rouge)':
Two other sound pieces Kees made during his the residency at GCAC reflect sounds from Days in Santa Ana: