lotte geeven records sound from deepest hole on the planet
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dec 29, 2013
lotte geeven records sound from deepest hole on the planet


lotte geeven records sound from deepest hole on the planet
all images courtesy of lotte geeven

 

 

 

traveling to the deepest hole in the world, amsterdam based artist lotte geeven has recorded ‘the sound of the earth’. the mysterious location is on the czech border, where the hole is over 9 kilometres deep. the journey down was helped by a team of seismologists, geophysicists and engineers, with a series of sound installations made based on the adventure.

 

 


‘the sound of the earth’
video courtesy of lotte geeven

 

 


object with audiofoam

 

 


the team of engineers at the hole

 

 


low frequency speakers

 

 


a seismograph registering the sound

 

 

the project was made possible by: rachid abu-hassan; visuals and acoustics arup (an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists) mister jochem kück and all colleagues of the GFZ (the object of research of the GFZ is the earth system. they study the history of the earth and its characteristics, as well as the processes which occur on its surface and within is interior) KTB superdeep borehole (the deepest accessible hole on the planet) miss tramaine de senna (research/production assistant) miel kühr ,professor wybren jan buma uva.

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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