‘Moos of the world’ broadcast to symbolise world peace
The sound of cows from around the world are being broadcast across the Wakefield skyline in a new art installation to symbolise world peace at the Wakefield Media Centre – Britain’s only moo-ing building –and home to creativity@work.
Created by Californian audio sculpturist Jay Jones, the new work, called ‘Moos of the World’, broadcasts the sound of different cows from all parts of the globe to get over a message about humanity, tolerance, and celebrating diversity.
The cows are broadcast at five minutes before the hour – just ahead of
The new work replaces the artist’s earlier work ‘Countryside?:La vache francaise’ which broadcasts the sound of two cows moo-ing across the
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The audio sculpture is aiming to lead a new trend for more dynamic buildings which inter-act with their environments not just visually, but also by using multiple experiences and languages.
The Wakefield Media Centre is also home to the Art of Propaganda gallery which has featured a range of ch
The Wakefield Media and Creativity Centre provides a focal point for the creative and media industries for the Wakefield district, featuring exhibition and public meeting facilities, office accommodation for media industry companies, as well as acting as a catalyst for encouraging business development in the media industries sector.
The Centre is already home to leading public relations and marketing consultancy GREEN communications, internet developer eleventeenth, and Lime Brand design.
The Media Centre development has received financial support from the European Regional Development Fund.
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