Bone Score (Drum), 2016

Unglazed porcelain, stainless steel, magnet wire, magnets, abaca paper, wire, amplifier, audio player, wood
Sounds of: breathing, swallowing, metal flexing, an MRI, rain on a metal roof, a Beatles song, a heart beating, a man’s last breaths on an oxygen machine
11 x 8 x 50 inches

The Bone Score sculptures are functional speakers. Each contains a hand wound wire coil and a magnet integrated with other materials. An audio file is played through the coil, which excites the magnet, which activates the materials in the sculpture to vibrate, tremble and palpitate according the frequencies of the various sounds in the file.