SIM

Nephila

Tomás Saraceno

Photography by Studio Tomás Saraceno, © 2014

This is the sonification of a Nephila kenianensis spiders web vibrations, recorded with a PDV-100 Laser Doppler Vibrometer

In Studio Tomás Saraceno, Berlin, 2013 by:
Prof. Dr. Hannelore Hoch and Dr. Roland Mühlethaler
Museum für Naturkunde
AG Biosystematik, Hemiptera Research Group
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

With consultant:
Phyllis G. Weintraub
Gilat Research Center
Research Entomologist
D.N. Negev, 85280
Israel

Concept:
Studio Tomás Saraceno

Image credits:
Tomás Saraceno, work in progress, captured on 15-05-14
Live performance by semi social Cyrtophora citricola, weaving on the Omega Centauri web of solitary Nephila kenianensis

Technic:
Spidersilk, carbon fibre, Dedolight, Tripod, 2014