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HERTZ

Impermanence
IMPERMANENCE
April 29, 2020
PARIACACA
March 4, 2020

Hertz

Hertz is a series of photograms capturing an oscillating wave patterns in water on an E6 4x5 transparency film with white polarised light. The name refers to Heart in German as well as to the unit denomination used for a frequency equal to one second per cycle. For this a sound frequency is send through an amplifier to let water resonate in a petry dish to be modulated by a sine wave generator via a transducer to a vibration plate. This analogue technique requires a completely darkened room and is hence performed in a very intuitive process to immortalise a split second of an unseen wave pattern.