BLACKBODY, WHITE NOISE

2021
Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson
Writes Robinson, “BLACKBODY, WHITE NOISE is an experimental radio art composition. For an entire week I have collected sounds using two vacant cast iron cubes and sound reproduction technology. Each structure bears a single hole (a Blackbody) allowing sunlight to penetrate and radiate throughout the interior space. During the course of the residency I have recorded thermal conduction, movement and ambience. I manipulated the collected data to compose a sonic relationship with excerpts from La’Vender Freddy’s Sunscreen Conspiracy project. The title Blackbody White Noise is inspired by Frantz Fanon’s highly acclaimed literary work, Black Skin, White Mask. This project has set out to reveal and translate a correlation between the life of the Sun and the struggle against forces determined to destroy it. This meditation will articulate a common narrative of conflict and leave it up to the listeners to reimagine a new future inspired by a new solar language.”