No one contacted Rynander/Sandberg
before installing 16 Soundshower "Imitations" at Oslo
Main Railway station. No reference, no credits were made to the
original Gardermoen Soundshowers or to Rynander/Sandberg, neither
at the installation nor at the Festival.
"I claim that Notam's
Soundshower Installation at Oslo Central Station is so close to
my 'Soundshower concept' at Gardermoen Airport that my artistic
copyright is threatened.
I state that my 'Soundshower
concept' is defined by a combination of a line of elements:
A Paraboloid, a speaker
directed to the Paraboloid, which focus the sound in ear height
of a normal visitor, a sound hood (speaker body), mounting from
ceiling or pillar, height of the paraboloid approximately 3,5
m, a circle on the floor to mark the zone where the sound is activated
and is best heard, on/off interactivity with visitor, sound as
Art Facility, Public Environment like Railway Station, Airport
or similar place, literal interpretation of the Title 'Soundshower',
Sounds from nature or whispering voices, Sounds that are composed
on the fly which creates an unique experience each shower.
I state that the presentation
form is the most important part of my work of Art, the idea with
a Soundshower as a Facility in a Public Place, where the Visitor
becomes a visible part of the Installation.
With my 'Soundshowers'
at Gardermoen 'The Soundshower concept' becomes public domain in
Norway. 'Everybody' knows about them, a lot of people have visit
Anna Karin Rynander
NRK1 and Notam
are planning to internationally introduce their project as an original
and unique idea.
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