AJUNS LA PRABUSIRE. Un contact strident cu Timon Botez

This is a site specific sound installation by the Romanian-Norwegian artist Timon Botez that will be showcased at Galateca Gallery starting the 1st of September. The installation is based on the idea that objects, through their shape and form, have an inherent sound. “When an object is projected through the air the energy that implodes behind it creates a kind of vacuum tail. This brief cavity produces a sound, giving the object a voice.” says Botez.
At the core of the project lies the physical reaction between an object and the atmosphere. Inspired by Newton’s Third Law which states that “for every force there is an equal and opposite reaction”, the installation plays on the relationship between form and force. The project combines computational compositions with physical structures setting a stage for a virtual orchestra.
COME TO CRASH is Botez’s third large-scale orchestral installation project. His previous installation “Infinite Argument” was exhibited in the now bankrupt city of Detroit, USA in 2012, while “LYDUR” was hosted by the Norwegian Center for Design and Architecture in Oslo, Norway in 2010. Botez recently relocated to Oslo after living and working in London, Boston and New York for 16 years combined.
Many of Timon Botez’ works explore the symphony of sound captured by sculptural wood shapes that act as performers. Each construct has its personality based on frequency response and the exhibition space. Translating sensation into texture is a challenge that Timon tackles with every installation.
A recurring theme of Timon Botez works is the investigation of human-machine interaction and its effects with the technological environments. Having spent most of his life in urban settings, he is influenced by the erratic behavior and incidental interactions that take place around him. Though he is inspired by the Dadaists’ abstraction of language and finds parallels to the Futurists noise-oriented approach to making sound, in his installations you can sense Timon’s personal experience, where the sound is always the primary factor.