Minneapolis-based Faith Purvey, drawing for a science museum rooftop installation


Minneapolis-based Faith Purvey, drawing for a science museum rooftop installation
. The small unit is a portable transmitter of ambient sound; the larger pyramid is the listening station, complete with solar cells that power an interior misting machine meant to cut the heat on hot summer days. I am charmed by the little lines Purvey adds to the transmitter to suggest sound waves.

About Patricia Briggs
Patricia Briggs is the director of galleries and curator of exhibitions at Jamestown Community College in Western New York. She writes the blog "Scene Unseen: Viewing Notes" about visual art in her community.

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