Cliona Harmey - New work - The Idea Of Distance

exhibition text by Cliodhna Shaffrey>This work was shown as part of unbuilding which was curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey, Rosie Lynch and Eilis Lavelle

Hawaii 5010


A small aperture in the piece pulses and emulates a far horizon line. The interval between the pulses is taken from the wave interval reading from a shipping buoy in the Irish sea. The piece has also used data from Pachube and a buoy in Hawaii called 5010.

Materials - computer, modified easel, arduino microcontroller, photographic loupe,LED
wireless connection


Dublin Port


Dublin Port: A live web feed outputs the name of the next ship in and next ship out from dublin port. The` slowly changing text and names of the ships reveal a web of histories territories and distance.

Materials - computer, modified easel, program wriiten in ruby and processing.

  Materials - modified accordian file, trestles, steel.