For the Wisconsin Film Festival in Spring 2005, I proposed a surround sound installation on the shore of Lake Mendota with speakers surrounding a large canvas tent. Visitors were to relax on pads and listen to the sounds of places beyond the tent walls.
Rob Danierlson draft proposal
But the sounds from nearby buildings and busy avenues were too loud.
Determined, I searched the campus for a quiet spot, even places inside, but all were too loud. When walking back through the roar of sounds that engulfed a public plaza, I realized there was only one option.