Duration: 6,10 min
Catatumbo is inspired by an atmospheric phenomenon in Venezuela, the Catatumbo lightining. The phenomenon derives from a lot of storm clouds at an altitude of more than 1 km and occurs between 140 to 160 nights a year, 10 hours a day and up to 280 times per hour. The weather phenomenon Catatumbo changes its frequency throughout the year, and it differs from year to year. The piece is based on recordings of thunders and lightnings.
About Debris & other pieces
Debris & other pieces is an on going artistic audio project that started in 2003, investigating radio waves in space, infrasound, acoustic phenomena in the atmosphere as well as other sounds we can not perceive with the unaided hearing. This work has resulted in several audio pieces played at electroacoustic music and sound art festivals and/or shown as sound installations. Cooperation has been with INSPIRE, NASA, ESA scientists at the University of Iowa, amateur astronomers in Australia and England and with Örebro University.
VEMS Sommarkonsert, Sätraäng, Stockholm/SE, 2018