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Songsmith (Fragile Homes) Songsmith (The Great Karoo) Songsmith (Yorkshire Sculpture Park)

Found fractured and bleached, these talismen once contained life. Now they are carefully rebuild with Burchell's songsmith process to reveal a song of life, death, time and place...


Twelve ancient rocks from the arid Karoo represent a mass extinction event that took place over 260 million years old that left behind a ghost-like mark on the earth. The fossilised volcanic rocks sing of the land wherein they were formed...

Listen to the memories soaked into the grounds of this century old Bretton Estate. Installed into a 500-year old yew tree, Songsmith (YSP) enables gold plated yew leaves to sing when touched. Their songs are made from memories ...