Phase Transition

Kathy Hinde’s Phase Transition is a sculptural sound installation raising awareness of global climate change, filling the space with sonic waves that ebb, flow, rise up and subside in unguessable patterns. Blocks of ice melt at rates determined by real-life climate-change data, their drips resonating in water-filled metal vessels. The dripping of meltwater blends with metallic sounds engraved on vinyl and played on customised turntables which turn faster and slower in accordance with the rate of melt, generating throbbing, fluctuating tones.

“Hinde’s work is full of intellectual heft and ecological concern without ever coming over as cold or inaccessible.” The Quietus (UK)