In July 2011, Nathalie Miebach (Sculpture/Installation Fellow ’09) was a 2011 TEDGlobal Fellow, speaking in Edinburgh about her fascinating work transmuting weather data into sculptural and musical art. You can watch her TED Talk, above, or find in on the TED site.
Nathalie’s process involves gathering weather data, which she translates into dazzling sculptures using elements of basketry. The data also provides the basis for musical scores (some exhibitions of Nathalie’s work are accompanied by live performances of music from the project).
For the past three years, Nathalie has collaborated with pianist Elaine Rombola on the weather scores. For her most recent works, the artists are looking to collaborate with other composers.
From Nathalie’s call to composers:
We would like to commission (composers) to take my scores and create works based on them (less 10 minutes, for solo piano or piano with small ensemble and/or voice), with the final goal being to produce a series of concerts/sculptural exhibitions to be performed in a variety of venues across the country.