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Percolare View 2

view of percolare
View #2 of Percolare. The sculpture is surrounded by the fledgling rain garden (at left) and a stormwater retention area (right).

ARGO Documentation

Documentation of Argo from the Light City Art Walk in Baltimore, MD. 2017. Commissioned by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp Umbrella

Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Peacock Mantis Shrimp star on this Umbrella. Handmade frame and mount, this digital inkjet print is on banner nylon 52” diameter, 39” depth

Water Sonettos, (Excerpt) Sound Composite

1 minute 5 second excerpt from Water Sonettos, the sound piece created for Source. The sound piece features Mali women speaking, singing, sounds of water, and other sound captured by Jann during her time in Mali.

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About Jann

Baltimore City

Jann Rosen-Queralt creates environments integrating the diverse fabric of urban areas and revealing the character of each locale while exploring the poetry of voice and maintaining environmental sensitivity. Each series begins with gathering and formulating information and potential technical approaches. Next, small scale models are made to test materials and processes before they are enlarged, revised and fabricated for installation. Looking to the efficiency of natural processes, Rosen-Queralt... more

Argo

ARGO, Light City, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, MD, 2017
Wood, LED lights, video projection
Overall Dimensions: 55’ X 22’ X 11’
Budget: $71,100

Commissioned by Light City Baltimore through the Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts, this collaborative project with artists Marian Ochoa and Kirsten Walsh was supported by the Maryland Science Center, in front of which it was sited. The immersive sculpture and video installation is inspired by the Greek myth, Jason and the Argonauts Quest for the Golden Fleece. The sculpture references the Argonauts’ ship, Argos, and the narrative for the video approximates the hero’s journey.

Similar to the challenges Jason faced in order to accomplish his mission, the themes of the video are: the power and beauty of water, industrial pollution, storm water runoff and agricultural water use. While the video on the outside of the piece focuses on catalysts for change to the regions' water systems, Argo's interior is illuminated by programmed LED lights which compound the immersive experience of the work.

The piece featured additional programming including interactive performances, an evening of performances by poets and musicians and workshops focusing on light's characteristics in partnership with the Maryland Science Center.

  • Argo (Detail of Interior)

    Interior, sculpture, light, argo, myth, LED
    Argo addresses the power and importance of light and water through form and content. While the video on the outside of the piece focuses on catalysts for change to the regions' water systems, Argo's interior is illuminated by programmed LED lights which compound the immersive experience of the work.
  • Argo (Side view)

    argo, projection, large sculpture, maryland science center, inner harbor, light city
    Sited in front of the Maryland Science Center, Argo's form draws inspiration from Greek myth as a strategy to address the power and importance of light and water through art and public programming. The video, projected on both sides of the massive sculpture, focuses on pollution, runoff and the regions' changing water systems.
  • Argo (Side view)

    Light, LED, Light City, Sculpture
    This slide shows a particularly explosive moment in the video/LED light pairing, as the flames rise on the outside of the piece, the intensity of the interior ratchets up.
  • ARGO Documentation

    Documentation of Argo from the Light City Art Walk in Baltimore, MD. 2017. Commissioned by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts.
  • Excerpt from Argo video projections

    This video was projected on both sides of the sculptural element of Argo. The sequences replicate the structure of the myth of Jason and the Argonauts through through utilizing chapters that concern various elements of water health, quality and access. Fracking and climate change are addressed in this 2 minute excerpt.
  • Riparia (Performance by Valeska Populoh)

    Valeska Populoh as Riparia
    On April 5th, Artist Valeska Populoh performed as Riparia, a protector spirit of the tidewater, reading ecological fortunes of festival goers from within the structure of Argo. Participants walked the lenght of Argo before waiting to have their ecological fortunes told, all while learning about the Chesapeake.
  • Performance Night at Argo

    performance, Light City Festival, Marca Cassity, Joseph Stands With Many
    On April 5th, Acclaimed Native performers Marca Cassity (Osage of Oklahoma) and Joseph Stands With Many (Keetowah Cherokee) performed a collaborative set in front of Argo. They took turns accompanying one another, Marca played guitar and sang some of her original songs that focus on water and the earth, and Joseph told Cherokee origin stories, sang traditional songs, and did some drumming.
  • Argo Performance Evening

    performance, Light City Festival, Anna K. Crooks
    Baltimore based poet Anna K. Crooks performing next to Argo during the Light City Baltimore Festival. Crooks joined three other performers at Argo for an evening of songs, words, and performative storytelling related to water and humanity.
  • Workshop at Maryland Science Center

    workshop at Maryland Science Center
    Artist and project collaborator, Marian Ochoa (left), demonstrates internal reflection and flouresence to participants at a workshop on the physics of light held at the Maryland Science Center.

Percolare

Percolare, City of Raleigh Arts Commission, 2017
Sandy Forks Road Widening Project, Raleigh, NC
Budget: $71,250.00

Materials: Copper, Stainless Steel, Polished River Pebbles
Dimensions: Footprint: 130” X 78”
Element A (Tall Cone) 141” X 14” X 32”
Element B (Center Column) 224” X 24” X 30”
Element C (Short Cone) 52” X 15” X 26”

Sited beside a bio-retention pond, Percolare is designed as a response to the environmental rehabilitation integrated into this (LEED rated) Greenroads project, highlighting the passage of rain and storm water easily visible to pedestrians and automotive traffic. Composed of shapes and surfaces reminiscent of strainers and sieves, the piece mimics the distillation process occurring in the bio-retention basin. Inspired by the natural filtration process occurring in the basin, the three elements of the sculpture collect filter and release water during wet weather. During dry periods without water flow, the shapes and surfaces may remind one of distillation vessels, strainers, and sieves. Elements of the sculpture are both permeable and solid providing the means to collect and release water into the surrounding region.

  • Percolare View 1

    Percolare
    This permanent sculpture is Inspired by the natural filtration process occurring in the basin, the three elements of the sculpture (A, B and C in descending order of height), collect, filter and release water into the rain garden (ar right) during wet weather.
  • Detail of Element A

    percolare detail
    Percolare is comprised of three elements. This detail photo shows the perforated steel globes that sit at the top of element A.
  • Detail of Percolare

    Percolare detail
    This detail photo shows the connection between element A and element B.
  • Detail of Element B

    Detail of percolare
    Element B of Percolare. The perforated steel becomes a seive to filter through the polished river stones contain within to water the rain garden (behind the sculpture in this photo) as rain falls.
  • Detail of Element C

    percolare detail
    Element C of Percolare
  • Percolare View 2

    view of percolare
    View #2 of Percolare. The sculpture is surrounded by the fledgling rain garden (at left) and a stormwater retention area (right).
  • Percolare View 3

    percolare view #3
    View #3 of Percolare, which is sited between residential apartments and within view of pedestrian/vehicular traffic as part of the Sandy Forks Road Widening Project. Sponsored by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission.
  • Percolare and Rain Garden

    Percolare and Rain Garden
    Percolare and the rain garden (right) that it feeds. Photo credit: Theresa Moore

Arterial Waters

These projects in Arterial Waters add to a catalog of artwork that advocates for the marine ecosystem through focusing on its inhabitants and clean water.

GENTLE GIANTS - 2017
Underwater digital photographs, 10"x17"
(series in progress)

These photographs were taken with special equipment to document the threatened Rays at ecologically relevant marine environments around the world. Handling light under water is a technical skill bound by strict rules of physics. Compensation must be made for lens distortion and available light.

STREAM - 2014
video projection
Stream, a video piece produced in 2014 for Hotwalls, is an earlier exploration of the same inter-connectivity within water environments and inhabitants.

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  • Manta Ray 1

    Manta Ray
    A Manta Ray photographed in the waters of the Soccoro Islands. Manta rays are pelagic gentle giants, who gracefully swim in strong current, mesmerizing anyone who has the privilege to experience the magnificence of their cartilaginous skeleton flex. Similar to an albatross, their mammoth wingspan gives them superb lift, as they effortlessly swim and somersault through the water. They are endangered due to hunting and climate change that has impacted water temperature and acidification along with phytoplankton and zooplankton populations they feed on along migration routes.
  • Manta Ray 2

    Manta Ray
    A Manta Ray photographed in the waters of Soccoro Islands. Manta rays are pelagic gentle giants, who gracefully swim in strong current, mesmerizing anyone who has the privilege to experience the magnificence of their cartilaginous skeleton flex. Similar to an albatross, their mammoth wingspan gives them superb lift, as they effortlessly swim and somersault through the water. They are endangered due to hunting and climate change that has impacted water temperature and acidification along with phytoplankton and zooplankton populations they feed on along migration routes.
  • Spotted Eagle Ray

    Spotted Eagle Ray, Galapagos Islands
    A Spotted Eagle Ray photographed in the waters of the Galapagos.
  • Spotted Eagle Ray 2

    Spotted Eagle Ray, Galapagos Islands
    A Spotted Eagle Ray in the waters of the Galapagos Islands
  • Spotted Eagle Ray 3

    Spotted Eagle Ray, Galapagos Islands
    A Spotted Eagle Ray in the waters of Galapagos Islands
  • Stream

    Stream, 2014 Digital video, audio Full length with text overlay 8:29, excerpt 1:51 Our water is finite, always in movement and changing states. Most of us in urban areas access water via infrastructure systems. These are underground, invisible and have allowed us to take this resource for granted.

Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes, Silber Gallery. Goucher College, 2016

(7) Umbrellas - Inkjet print on banner nylon, water, umbrella frames, handmade mounts, 52” Diameter, 39” Depth
(7) Dodecahedrons - laser-cut acrylic pieces from digital photograph, hand-constructed rhombic dodecahedrons, 5"x5"x5"

Work from "Intricate Observations x2", an exhibition featuring pieces from the ongoing series Unsung Heroes, which centers invertebrates and their role as indicator species in water quality assessment.

Underwater photographs from my diving trips are digitally composited and then stitched into umbrellas or fashioned into dodecahedrons (a polyhedron with 12 faces). The works are installed all about the gallery, encouraging an immersive experience of looking as gallery attendees move about the space, becoming part of the grouping of pieces which are hung from the ceiling, sprout from the ground, and protrude from the wall.

Unsung Heroes creates a context for humans to think of themselves as an umbrella species because we, as stewards of the earth, might be considered the most important one, with the potential to protect or neglect indicator species like those featured, through our implementation of policy and steering conservation and its effectiveness. All this underscores that through protecting umbrella species, we can indirectly protect the other orders that make up an ecological habitat.

Jewels of the River

Fairmount Water Works, Philadelphia, PA

Nesting boxes (4 sets), 2016
Digital photographs, cardboard box forms, adhesive
1”x1”x.5” smallest dimension, 7”x7”x2.5” largest dimension

“Microscope Slide” pamphlet (5 slides total), 2016
Digital images and text printed onto transparency film, 3.25” W x 9.5” H

Documentation of Art on the Circuit:Public Participation Day
Programming, staffing, and workshop activities by Jann Rosen-Queralt

Jewels of the River is a love letter to water. It addresses the tenant that creatures within water and their biodiversity or specificity is a fragile community much like yours and mine, and underscores that every community as we know it has a direct connection to a watershed on which its vitality depends. Through exploring the makeup of water in the Schuylkill River, we engage the public with the task of creating greater understanding of what is at stake and our unknowing effect on communities small and large.

A series of interactive objects and works created for Art on the Circuit: Public Participation Day at the Fairmont Water Works including
4 sets of 5 nesting boxes covered in imagery of macro-invertebrates, river water, the Schuylkill River, and regional and global maps, 5 pamphlets relaying ecological information and images from microscopes, video, banners advertising the public events, and multiple public participation days where passersby were encouraged to handle and investigate the items above.

  • Nesting Box (Detail)

    nesting box
    Detail image showing three layers of a nesting box.
  • Nesting Boxes Un-nested

    nesting boxes
    4 sets of nesting boxes featuring geographical, ecological, and microscopic details of creatures of the river.
  • Pamphlet (detail)

    detail of pamphlet
    One of the pamphlets produced for use in a public workshop showcasing ecological, geographical, and environmental properties effecting freshwater macro-invertebrates.
  • Public Day Art on the Circuit

    Public Day
    Work from Jewels of the River on display and for public interaction during an Art on the Circuit Public Day.
  • Science Day Event

    Science Day
    Documentation photos from Art on the Circuit: Public Participation Day at the Fairmount Water Works. Activities included microscopes, booklets, and creatures from the river that the public had the opportunity to interact with.
  • Jewels_of_the_River_Booklet.pdf

    pages 2 - 5 of a Handbook created for Art on the Circuit: Public Participation Day at the Fairmont Water Works
    PDF icon Jewels_of_the_River_Booklet.pdf
  • Jewels of the River (excerpt)

    Jewels of the River uses creative editing and layering to highlight the poetry of underwater life through a lens of concern for biodiversity, fragility, and community vitality of creatures in the Schuylkill River.

Intermezzo Suite

Kreeger Museum, Washington D.C., 2013

Part I: Cleansing
Cast soap oyster shells, steel mesh
10” D, signage 11 x 8.5”

Part II: Sustenance
Site specific installation
Duratrans 52" x 45" (oval)

Part III: Procession
Cast sugar oyster shells, steel mesh
15" x 15", (excerpt) video 8:48 minutes

With water as the unifying thread, Intermezzo Suite, a triptych of quiet interventions at The Kreeger Museum in Washington D.C. respond to Lloyd and Carmen’s travels and art collecting patterns as well as Philip Johnson’s architecture, in particular his desire to bring the outdoors inside and attention given to materials and framing views.

Objects such as hand-cast soap bars shaped like oysters, a duratrans site-specific installation, and an embedded video raise the ideas of sanitation, purification, and ritual in context of a common domestic setting.

  • Part I: Cleansing

    Cleansing
    hand-made soap bars cast from oysters are arranged in the public bathrooms to raise the idea of sanitation, cleansing and ritual in the context of a common domestic setting. A companion label explains the filter-feeding mollusks source in the Chesapeake Bay and their vital relationship to water detergency.
  • Part I: Cleansing (bathroom)

    Cleansing
    Installation image of Part I: Cleansing, Kreeger Museum bathroom
  • Part II: Sustenance

    Sustenance
    A semi-transparent photograph hangs illuminated from the interior garden window behind. In between two sculptures and at a slightly competing scale, the shark presented is filtering water as it feeds on plankton. Much like the filtering of water, here the flora of the man-made tropical rainforest lends a natural frame and background to the work, evoking the shark’s habitat and standing out from the more static tones and poses of the nearby sculptures.
  • Part II: Sustenance

    Sustenance
    Detail from Part II: Sustenance
  • Part II: Sustenance

    Sustenance
    Part II: Sustenance activates one windowpane of the Museum’s interior garden
  • Part III: Procession

    Procession
    Located in the library, this piece blends footage of water-related systems inherent in Johnson’s design with light and color found in works from the collection into an abstract composition of its own. Appealing to both mind and heart, these installations about caregiving and regeneration pierce the confines of everyday reality and encourage us to rethink their place in the world around them.
  • (Detail) Part III: Procession

    Procession
    Detail from Part III: Procession
  • Video Excerpt - Part III: Procession

    Excerpt from video for Part III: Procession

Source

Source, 2012
an installation combining sculpture, digital sound, photography and public programming

Source is composed of seven elliptical columns that range in height from 6.5' to 9'. They are covered in wax and indigo dyed West African textiles. Each column contains a sensor which triggers a sound component, from a trio of sound compositions called "Water Sonettos" as visitors walk among them. The sounds were recorded during my visit to the Dogon villages of Andjoubolo, Pouroly, Soroly, and Sibi Sibi in Mali, and capture conversations with women in the YAGTU shallot co-operative. Photographs of the women, along with transcripts of the recorded conversations are displayed near the columns. Contributing to an already extant relationship between US Lutherans and the Dogon community, this project was sponsored by the Lutheran World Relief Organization as an outcropping of more general relief-work that addresses shared mission statements of broadening awareness of issues connected to water, women's empowerment and poverty reduction. A main tenant of the partnership was to reinforce ties between the two communities through telling the story of women's stewardship of water in Mali by way of art, performance, and public programming.

Shallots, 2012
chrome, onion bulbs, wood chips

A pair of two chrome plated onion bulbs placed on a thin layer of wood chips. Traditional sand molds were used to cast them in iron. The automotive chrome-plated polish references their value within the Dogon community. Through the sale of shallots, education, medicine, and other food can be acquired.

Water Footprint, 2012
Cast iron, steel, vinyl, water. 54" x 38" x 5"

This piece brings awareness about potable water depletion. A steel plate, cast-iron shallots and an inflatable vinyl oval filled with water, reference the volume of water used to produce shallots, a valuable foodstuff in the Dogon villages. Condensation and evaporation take place within the inflated form, giving Water Footprint a life of its own.

  • Water Footprint

    Water Footprint
    This sculpture references water consumption required to sustain a staple crop. It is a response to a trip to Mali where I met with the women of the YAGTU co-op. Access to irrigation allows them to grow shallots that return profit to pay for their families’ educational and medical needs. Water Footprint brings awareness about potable water depletion. A steel plate, cast-iron shallots and an inflatable vinyl oval filled with water, reference the volume of water used to produce shallots, a valuable foodstuff in the Dogon villages.
  • Water Footprint (Detail)

    detail of water footprint
    Detail photograph of Water Footprint
  • Water Footprint (Installation View)

    Water Footprint (Installation View)
    A woman takes a closer look at the cast shallots and details of Water Footprint, as installed for SOURCE.
  • Shallots

    Shallots
    Shallots is a pair of two chrome plated onion bulbs placed on a thin layer of wood chips. Traditional sand molds were used to cast them in iron. The automotive chrome-plated polish references their value within the Dogon community. Through the sale of shallots, education, medicine, and other food can be acquired.
  • Water Sonettos, (Excerpt) Sound Composite

    1 minute 5 second excerpt from Water Sonettos, the sound piece created for Source. The sound piece features Mali women speaking, singing, sounds of water, and other sound captured by Jann during her time in Mali.
  • Source (Installation View)

    Woman listening to the embedded sound in SOURCE
    A woman leans in to listen to one of the columns that makes up part of the installation SOURCE - which includes seven elliptical columns covered in wax resisted and indigo dyed West African textiles that are arranged about the gallery. Each column has an embedded sensor which, when triggered, plays a sound piece from Water Sonettos, the trio of sound works recorded from my conversations with women in the Dogon villages I visited in Mali.
  • Water Sonettos (Installation view)

    Water Sonettos
    Young girls lean in to one of the columns from SOURCE, in order to hear a sound piece from the collection Water Sonettos.
  • Source (Installation Printout)

    SOURCE printout
    Informational printout to provide further cultural context for the installation of SOURCE and the sound pieces Water Sonettos
  • Public Programming

    Public Programming and Events
    SOURCE brought together local artists, activists and community members to explore our relationship to water systems and water ecology. Creating a unique platform for awareness and examination through the combination of art, NGOs and educational programming, the exhibit tackled regional and global perspectives on water’s role in the matrix of life. The exhibition also featured information and public programs to connect artists and viewers to local and international NGO’s and scientific researchers who confront water quality issues and poverty reduction in their work.
  • Open house activity - casting soap shallots

    documentation of open house programming
    Open house programming - Project Coordinator Ryan Patterson helping youth Sam Bowers make soap using the shallot molds from "Water Footprint" at the Source exhibition.

Resonance - Columbia Heights Streetscape Revitalization

Resonance, 2003-2009

Exterior porcelain tile, concrete pavers, nozzles, water. 30’ Diameter
Street and Park Road NW, Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.
Commissioned by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. $180,000.00 Budget

Resonance, a large scale Streetscape Revitalization Project in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. focuses on the kaleidoscope as a symbol of the diversity of the surrounding community. The project further emphasizes that theme by utilizing textiles from different geographic locales such as Africa, Latin America, North America and South East Asia. These concentric circles reference the ripple pattern made when droplets fall from above and the center medallions reference the culture of residents of the neighborhood.
For this project, I worked with architects to develop an urban design framework plan and construct a civic plaza that accommodates community events. Our team defined qualities of the neighborhood and public places with commercial and residential support through public meetings, surveys, and consultation with our community steering committee. The work includes a plaza with terraced grassy steps, seating elements, and an interactive mosaic-tiled fountain. Additionally, I developed a series of training workshops to mentor neighborhood artists in mosaic design, and then oversaw the fabrication and installation of 17 medallions along the 14th street corridor. This process extended the project into the neighborhood and helped the community participate in a tangible way, fostering a sense of ownership and pride over the space.

Confluence

Confluence, 2006
Concrete, pavers, plant materials, powder-coated steel, water.
Overall Dimensions: 225’ x 65’ x 10’

This artwork explores the inherent balance, continuity, and cycles required in the treatment of waste water. The permanent installation is sustainably designed in that it is powered by recycled electricity and air produced during the cleansing process. Confluence is integrated into the plaza north of the solids building at the Brightwater Waste Treatment Plant in Seattle, Washington. Using data derived from peak periods of water flow in the wastewater system process plant, a kinetic sculptural element called the "breathing lung" recycles water with a smooth, human motion. As the pipes make visible the scale of conveyance and water consumption, the breathing action and volume of water changes according to literal use of water over the course of a day, reinforcing the impact of human use and the ebb and flow of natural tide-pools. Beyond Confluence lies a willow garden. The volume of the willow plants represent less than one percent of the millions of gallons of water treated daily at the facility.

  • Confluence

    dual views
    Two different views of Confluence, (left) facing toward the solids building and (right) facing toward the willow garden.
  • Confluence (Detail of railing)

    Detail of Confluence
    Detail of the metal railing surrounding Confluence
  • Confluence - short video

    A short video by Mithun, narrated by Jann Rosen-Queralt, demonstrating the 'breathing lung' aspect of the sculpture and the flow of water as the element moves up and down.
  • Dual views of Confluence

    dual views of Confluence
    (top) detail of Confluence facing the solids building (bottom) detail of Confluence facing the willow garden
  • Confluence (footprint)

    view of Confluence in context
    View of the footprint of Confluence -Brightwater Waste Treatment Facility Solids Building in the background, and artist-designed pavers in the foreground.
  • Views of and from the Willow Garden

    view of willow garden, view from the willow garden
    (top) view of the willow garden and plaque (bottom) view of Confluence from inside the willow garden The volume of willow plants (behind the workers in the top photo, foreground in the bottom photo) represents a percentage of the millions of gallons of water per day that are treated at the facility. The willow garden or “green volume” is a poetic reference to the flow of water. When the plants reach a height of ten feet, they become a visual equivalent to 15,904 cubic feet (less than 1% of daily flow of the plant) and when converted, measures out to 118, 689 gallons
  • Willow Garden Plaque

    plaque
    This plaque, located in the center of the seating area of the willow garden, denotes the daily influent and effluent of the water treatment plant.

Awi-Spek

Awi-Spek​, Billingsley Medical Facility, Charlotte Mecklenberg, NC. 2006
Commissioned by the Arts and Science Council - Charlotte Mecklenberg, Inc

Awi-Spek sits on the north side of a bridge which connects the two sections of the Billingsley Medical campus. This refuge provides a physical place to observe the cycles of life and reaffirm patient activities while preserving and highlighting the ecosystem of indigenous plants and wildlife.

The sounds of the environment can be listened to through the “ear trumpet” sculptures installed around the perimeter of the plaza area. Each one is mounted on a pedestal directed upward toward the tree canopy to amplify sounds emanating from birds, rustling leaves, or creaking branches. The plaza is a tranquil place to sit and eat lunch, read or wait for an appointment. It also serves as a destination for patients to connect with nature, allowing caretakers the opportunity to structure educational programming around the resources of the woodland environment, such as bird walks that highlight sightings in order to identify and count the number of songbird species, or joining the dawn chorus to witness their singing.

Patients participated in a poetry and painting workshop where they created unique designs on stones to embed in the drain-stone patio.

  • View of the Plaza from the trail

    plaza_overall
    Nestled at the end of a walk through the woodland area where natural sunlight is filtered through the tree canopy, the temperature drops a few degrees, birds sing and insects buzz. Awi-Spek sits on the north side of a bridge which connect the two sections of the Billingsley Medical campus. Sound trumpets (pictured at left) amplify the woodland sounds and benches provide a quiet place for relaxation and reflection.
  • Awi-Spek

    people listening to ear trumpets
    Two people test out the sound trumpets, which amplify woodland sounds.
  • Detail of Plaza Pavers and Decorative Stones

    colorful painted stones integrated into the plaza pavers
    Patients participated in a workshop to produce these decorative stones, which were then integrated into the plaza pavers.
  • Painted Rock (Paver detail)

    painted rock detail
    Patients at Billingsly medical facility participated in a workshop to create decorative stones that were later integrated into the Plaza.
  • A child listening to the sound element of Awi-Spek

    child listening to sound trumpet
    A child puts the sound trumpet to use by putting the small speaker to his ear. Sounds in the woodland are amplified by these ear trumpet sculptures.
  • Plaza from the trail 2

    Plaza overall
    Nestled at the end of a walk through the woodland area where natural sunlight is filtered through the tree canopy, the temperature drops a few degrees, birds sing and insects buzz. Awi-Spek sits on the north side of a bridge which connect the two sections of the Billingsley Medical campus. Sound trumpets (pictured at left) amplify the woodland sounds while benches speckled around the walkway provide a quiet place for relaxation and reflection.
  • Sound Trumpets (Awi-Spek)

    sound trumpets at Awi-Spek
    Closer view of the Sound Trumpets integrated into the plaza. These sound trumpets amplify and bring alive the songs of wildlife and the surrounding wilderness trail.
  • Documentation of sound from Awi-Spek

    Field recording of what one might hear through the sound trumpets at Awi-Spek.
  • Overall view of the plaza from the trail

    Wilderness refuge Awi-Spek
    A wildnerness refuge located in between two sections of the Billingsley Medical Campus.

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