Grate Lakes

Philip Rice's avatar Philip Rice Vote Code: 68406

Grate Lakes consists of a recording of a car crossing the Mackinac Bridge on the metal grate portion of the driving surface. Those who have crossed the bridge will recognize the familiar “tone” created by friction of rubber tires against the grate. You may interact with this artwork by playing the keyboard to create music with the sound of the bridge. Grate Lakes invites you to consider the musical possibilities of everyday experiences and the unique timbre, frequency, and resonance of specific places, structures, enclosures, velocities.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: 1 in
  • Medium: Sound
  • Width: 15 in
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 6 in