Singularity Transmissions defined:
Singularity Transmissions is a project that can be difficult to explain. On it's surface, it is a 40 ft tall sculpture, surrounded by multiple 10 ft tall sculptures, connected by tin can phones to create a visual and audio experience. It is an interactive piece being created for the 2012 Burning Man art festival. Deeper than that, Singularity Transmissions is a project about people. The artist team is comprised of some of the most creative and dedicated people from across Texas, being lead by Houston based artist Troy Stanley. A piece as complicated as this requires experts from fields that would, under 'normal' circumstances, never meet. Wood sculptors, audio engineers, metal artist, set designers, painters, photographers, videographers, and general fabricators are coming together to create a piece that will be experienced by upwards of 50,000 people from all around the world. As the only project from Texas awarded an Honorarium by the Burning Man art committee (out of 349 applicants), the pressure to successfully represent not only ourselves, but Texas artist in general, is extreme. The project goes beyond that however. While we are burning down the piece at the end of the festival, all the collected audio will be available online in an open source data base. Used as-is or remixed as desired; our hope is for artist, musicians, film makers, and performers to create new work with this material. Showing that while the physical is fleeting, inspiration only grows.