China Blue, Firefly 2.0, 2010. Pager motor, flashing LEDs, and guitar strings, installation view.

China Blue

Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Art Museum

Over the last 10 years, sound has established itself on solid footing, solid enough to be considered seriously by museums and critics as another form of sculpture. During this same period, China Blue, a forerunner in the so-called contemporary sound art movement, began to think about scientifically mining this territory in the most original and unorthodox ways. After beginning as a painter, China Blue realized that creating with the implied structure of energy in space, the geography of sound, was her true calling …see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.