Point 'n Listen

2016 | camera dimensions: 5.5" x 5.5" x 3.5" | Ansco D6 "Cadet" box camera, electronics

Point 'n Listen

Inside this 1930's box camera, an electronic device translates light in the chamber into an electronic signal that can be heard through the connected headphones.

Point 'n Listen on tripod

Every combination of color and intensity of light creates a unique tone.

Point 'n Listen

Point 'n Listen
2016
5.5” x 5.5” x 3.5”
ANSCO Cadet D-6 box camera, headphones, electronics

Electronics embedded in this 1930's box camera translate the light captured inside the camera's chamber into sounds. Every combination of color and intensity of light creates a unique tone. In essence, when standing in front of the camera, visitors can hear what a picture of themselves sounds like.