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Los Angeles - mentioned
2005, fresh flowers, mixed electronics, painted wood, 48 x 48 x various height Freshly cut calla lily flowers whispers into the viewer's ears. It works by placing speakers underneath a vase with flowers. The speaker vibrates the vase and the flower to audible frequencies. The base stand is then soundproofed to block out all sounds except those coming from the flowers. The Calla Lily flower was chosen because it's stiff stem carried the vibrations well, and the trumpet shape of the flower amplified the sound. Watch the video on