A sound installation that re-purposes an antique clock in order to explore acoustic memories and emotional responses.
Audio file can be heard here:
Inspiration: “The ghost hunters come to this place, all green, shaky night cams, interpreting every sound into sentences like ink blots in the ear.”
~ Joshua Alan Doetsch
EVP or electronic voice phenomena, the modern equivalent to 19th century Spirit Photography, a technique discovered by William H. Mumler in the 1860s. These essentially consisted of a double exposure or in exposure in which at least one subject was in the frame of the image are only part of the exposure time.
While ultimately proven fraudulent they remained popular well into the early 20th Century.