Systema Naturae

An automated lecture performed by a 35mm incandescent slide projector – the EKTAPRO 9000 – chronicling the rise of naturalism in North America amongst researchers, enthusiasts and autodidacts of the 19th Century. Propelled by a sense of exploration, adventures into twilight zones and uncultivated lands begot the study of creatures & vegetation while marking the birth of modern outdoor recreation. The 9000’s dissociated vocal survey was accompanied by field recordings of the featured flora & fauna.

Interviewed different people at The Velaslavasay Panorama, combined with MIDI composition, Yosemite National Park field recordings and found sound.