I’m Robert Carter, an artist based in Whangarei, New Zealand. This blog follows my research interests and documents my work.
My vision for the Dub Cycles was to be able to create music as a band, and have a jam, by riding three exercycles.
A rolling, collaborative, series of experiments, with George Hajian, Zöe Rapley, Kimberly Annan and Elke Finkenauer.
Sound installation and performance in conjunction with Sculpture Northland, Whangarei Quarry Gardens, 5 November 2017.
In this Band Practice project we created an animation. For this work I used a range of found materials, including 8mm film and parts from old printers.
I kept a diary of everything I ate and what I saw other people eat, for a few days, and made a video based on it.
See also: slh017.tumblr.com
I discovered a whole stash of dials from scales under the house. Probably more than 200. It seems that the previous owner had the job of updating weighing machines to metric units.
In the 70s, after your had purchased your home computer and assembled it from a kit, the next thing to do was to build a video card for it. What can we learn from this today?