The forest is often the mysterious location of secret stories, of distant sounds from hidden camp fires, of secret meetings and unexplained sounds. In the Clockwork Forest, we have created the first chapter of an untold fairy tale..
A special signpost with five moving arms is installed in the lobby of Corelli College, London. Each arm can point to anything on the earth or the solar system, showing the location and its distance from the school..
Installed at the Copernicus Centre in Warsaw, Poland, greyworld have a new kinetic artwork called Wave. Comprising of 16 polished metal rods, the artwork responds to peoples voices. As one speaks in to one end, the artwork leaps in to life, the sculpture modelling the amplitude of the persons speech.
We often delight in the simple pleasure of picking up a stick and running it along a set of railings, making a lovely “clack-clack-clack” sound. greyworld tuned these railings so that when you ran a stick along them they played “The Girl from Ipanema.”
The entire town of Burnley has become a canvas for magical paintings that appear and disappear throughout the day and night. Some as big as a house, others as small as a door, these paintings reveal a hidden side of Burnley, offering viewers the opportunity to explore the town in a whole new light.
greyworld have created a permanent 55m installation for a striking new Foster and Partners development in historic Spitalfields, East London. The work of art occupies the full height of the building’s central 10-storey atrium. It uses hundreds of flowers, hidden…
At first glance each object would appear to be an ordinary bollard, ubiquitous in public spaces. However, these objects have been injected with a magic serum that has transformed them into elegant music boxes.
Trace is a permanent sound installation for the historic maze at Hampton Court Palace. As visitors pass through the maze they trigger a series of sounds that capture the intrigue and mystery of the maze’s rich heritage.
“The thrill is not in the bang, only in the anticipation of it” – Alfred Hitchcock The Game is monument to Alfred Hitchcock in his birthplace – Leytonstone, east London. Visitors to the Jubilee Gardens come across a paved area,…
Tune is a sound work that treats the FACT building in Liverpool as the canvas for a single sonic composition. The work interrogates two layers of the building: its physical structure and the social architecture of the space The installation…
In mid 2010, we were approached by OgilvyOne, an ad agency, with an interesting brief: what does the taste of something look like? We were excited by the prospect of creating a generative engine to respond visually to how things tasted..
Colourstops (1,2) is a permanent sound installation in two bus shelters, along the Manchester Road in Bradford. The work of art subtly alters the space of the shelter with the sound of a female voice, gently singing the colours of the clothing of the people passing through.
Sound Awards celebrates the unique sounds found in our cities. The project began thirteen years ago, as an ongoing art scheme in urban areas. Originally, the awards were installed without permission, appearing over night in areas of outstanding sonic importance….