Category Archives: Inspiration

4th development of installations for The End of the Line

1 May 2011 In the lead up to the open studios I was working on The End of the Line, an audio-visual installation developed from a series of experimental studio works inspired by the pigeon post into Paris.  The End … Continue reading

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Marnay-sur-Seine recordings

23 April 2011 Ive been in Marnay-sur-Seine for nearly a month now and have gathered sound recordings everyday.  As I have so many recordings, not all of them will be included into the Open studio event at CAMAC on 28 … Continue reading

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Under the Seine

20 April 2011 During the Siege of Paris between 1870- 71, the Prussians disrupted the communication into and out of Paris.  They cut the last secret telegraph cable, located in the bed of the River Seine on 27 September.  CAMAC … Continue reading

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Musée de la Poste and birds at Paris station

19 April 2011 Ever since the beginning of my research into the pigeon post into Paris I have wanted to visit the Musée de la Poste in Paris.  When I eventually found my way to the museum and found the … Continue reading

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M and X soundscape

15 April 2011 Dropping stations 2 4 balloons, open back book shelf, pebbles, pin, 4 bowls containing water and a pully device made from found metal, string, cable ties and plastic tubing As a result of the sounds generated from … Continue reading

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Siege of Paris: Pigeon post and balloon mail

6 April 2011 The pigeon post was in operation while Paris was besieged during the Franco- Prussian War of 1870 – 71. The normal channels of communication into and out of Paris were interrupted during the four-and-a-half-months of the siege. … Continue reading

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War pigeons and the Pigeoneers

5 April 2011 Cher Ami (translated ‘Dear friend’), was one of the most famous pigeon’s that served in the US Army Signal Corps in WWI (1918). Despite being shot through the breast, leg and blinded in one eye, she managed … Continue reading

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