“There are different feelings or senses that help us feel the space… One of the important issues for me in creating the conception of my work is the relationship between sound and space with different scales (macro-micro)… I will record sound from different places but I will not use them as they are. I will try to find out the characteristic structure of sound in these places… try to apply almost a microscopic view to extract the fundamental elements of their structures, and then I will try to create a simulation, a new sound based on the abstraction of the structure… The irregular and versatile structure of sounds that come from a variety of sound sources with different temporalities is another important aspect. In this way, unexpected relationships and structures of sound appear… It is like observing a natural phenomenon, you experience a whole formed of the combination of different possibilites which emerge beyond your control, and you become part of it. At that point, you set your concerns, or your conceptual thinking habits aside, become part of the whole and the flow, and experience the moment.”
—Candaş Şişman
Excerpt from Places of Memory / Hafıza Mekanları (Istanbul: İKSV, 2014): 22, 53-54

Candaş Şişman
Sonicfield-01, 2014
20 channel sound installation
8 directional speakers, 12 near-field speakers
7 min.

Sound engineering by Alp Çoksoyluer, Giray Gürkal