The work of Ronald van der Meijs, in my opinion, is absolutely beautiful. These two works, Clouds of Knotted Sound and Play it one more time for me La Ville Fumee were my favorites out of the different sound art I looked at. La Ville Fumee responds to the different weaving and binding techniques of handmade cigars, factors that effect the burning rate of the cigar itself. Unique rhythms are produced creating a harmony of sound, all which is an ode to the tobacco industry of Eindhoven city. Clouds of Knotted Sound features two bronze bowls filled with water that are competing in resonance, creating a strong harmony and a visible reaction in the water. The bowls spin slowly on turntables and vary in sound due to differences in the size of the bowls, amount of water, and a few other factors.
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