An acoustic box, built to isolate the sound of an explosion caused by a chemical reaction with a balloon. The box is connected to a computerized audio/visual recording system. All of the recordings were edited into a documentary video that revealed the successful and failed experiments that took place in the box. title=Desiccator 1

Desiccator 1

An acoustic box, built to isolate the sound of an explosion caused by a chemical reaction with a balloon. The box is connected to a computerized audio/visual recording system. All of the recordings were edited into a documentary video that revealed the successful and failed experiments that took place in the box.
  • Mixed media with computer, sound blocking materials, Plexiglas, webcams, microphone, latex and chemicals

    Dimensions variable.

    Acoustic box: 27.5 x 24 x 21.25 inches

I covered a balloon with a certain chemical compound. During the process, the liquid material changed, solidified, and when done correctly, the balloon would pop, followed by a shrinking process and accompanied by sound.