Hi-tech fish make their own music
“Never work with animals and wireless networks,” cautions the digital artist, Julie Freeman.
She is putting the finishing touches to an unusual exhibition that invites electronically tagged fresh-water fish to conduct their very own mood music.
Visitors who find their way to Tingrith Fishery in Bedfordshire, southern England, will find that amongst the fishermen, Ms Freeman has stealthily installed a gallery, housed in a 20ft-high converted cylindrical silo.
The exhibition called The Lake demonstrates how increasingly artists are collaborating with the makers of ground-breaking technologies to explore a brave new world of digital art.
Sixteen fish from the lake – an equal number of tench, rudd, goldfish and carp – have been volunteered for the exhibition. […]
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