Wendy Jacob

Wendy Jacob makes work that involves vibration and touch. She is a tactile artist who has worked with Temple Grandin and shown her work all over the world.  In her work people are immersed in the vibration of sound.

As part of her work with Artlink, Wendy began to work with individuals and care staff to determine the sounds that would attract and hold the attention of people with complex disabilities.  She devised sound diaries which allowed staff to listen to, watch and describe the day to day sounds, that people would listen to or be attracted to.

A cat purring, a coke machine, a washing machine became their sounds of choice

For The Ideas That Bend exhibition the artist will make a huge sloped floor through which sounds curated by individuals with complex disabilities  will vibrate.  

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