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Mirror Monochord

Date
2004
Dimensions
overall installed 73-5/8 x 3-1/2 x 2-3/8 inches
Type
Sculptures
Description
A single stringed instrument on which a small circular mirror is attached to the string. Upon playing, the mirror vibrates and turns creating flicker-like reflections. The work is accompanied by Conrad's 2004 film Indirect Measurement 2004 (color, sound) 7:45 minutes.
Materials
wood, tuning key, mirror, bass string, video (color, sound)
Credit Line
T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2013
Accession Number
2013.17.1-.2
Inscriptions
various incriptions on the fret board.