Sound Bites City


Sound Bites City: RMIT University Gallery
The Torus and inaugural exhibition of the RMIT Sound Art Collection.

Sound Bites City was the inaugural exhibition of the RMIT Sound Art Collection. This first event presented 19 local, national and international spatial sound works in The Torus, a purpose-built exhibition platform – a spiralling timber gridshell design – where audiences could stroll, sit or lie down inside a 21-channel loudspeaker system.

View from inside The Torus installation


Curators: Associate Professor Lawrence Harvey, Suzanne Davies and Jon Buckingham

Torus Design: Nicholas Williams

Construction: Jon Cherry, Nicholas Williams and students from the School of Architecture and Design

Technical platforms and hardware: Jeffrey Hannam

Stereo mixes for ipods: Paris Larman

Additional technical support: Simon Maisch

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