The Quarantine Question

How has the past year's quarantine affected your professional life?
A color spectogram of the audio file accompanying this piece
Brian House, Open Space, 2021, spectrogram (image © 2021 Brian House; image provided by the author)

At home during quarantine, I used an infrasonic “macrophone” to record atmospheric sounds from miles away. Although these sounds are normally too low frequency to be audible, I pitched them up in order to hear a much larger—but more unfamiliar—space than the one in which I was confined.

(Please listen with headphones.) 

Brian House, Open Space, 2021, audio recording (sound file © 2021 Brian House; sound file provided by the author)

BRIAN HOUSE, artist and assistant professor, Lewis & Clark College