Los Angeles CA
Synopsis: Adrienne Adar’s Listening Trees of Taos and Plant Sound Listening Stations allows viewers to experience the wonders of the native trees and plants of Taos in a new way through sound. This interactive installation combines living plants and audio technology, creating meditative listening stations around several trees and larger succulent plants in Taos Plaza. Activated in real time by the elements, wind, and visitor touch, LISTENING TREES OF TAOS reveal unexpected relationships between sound and structure through the audio translation of vibration and movement, fostering a greater connection to the natural environment.
Bio: Adrienne Adar is sound artist and photographer based in Los Angeles. She creates interactive work, often incorporating living plants and technology in site-specific installations. Adar animates plants with sound, seeking to activate unexpected connections to the natural environment. Adar received her MFA from NYU/International Center of Photography and studied at the Slade School of Art, London. Her work has been shown in Los Angeles, New York, Wyoming, London, and Seoul, Korea, as well as Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin, China. She is a participating organizer of High Desert Test Sites in Joshua Tree, CA and a member of the Southern California Succulent Society.
Location: Taos Plaza
Sponsorship: Exclusively sponsored by an anonymous donor