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Take Me There Maybe Later
  • Title

    Laughing Escalator

  • Artist

    Jim Green

  • Location

    Colorado Convention Center

  • Neighborhood

    Central Business District

  • Year


  • Artwork Type

    Sound Art

  • Material

    sound installation

What People Are Saying

  • 8 people say Hidden Gem

  • 4 people say Photogenic

  • 2 people say Interactive

  • 2 people say Thought Provoking

  • 1 people say Love it

  • 1 people say Family Friendly


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About This Piece

Visitors descending an escalator into the ballroom pre-function area will encounter an unexpected serenade of laughter mysteriously rising from beneath their feet. Recorded laughs come up through the small cracks between steps, with a different voice heard every eight feet of the ride. Inside the escalator, a 4-channel sound system will broadcast a call and response volley of laughter between the speakers. The resulting open-air mix of sound will create a continually changing pattern of rhythms constructed from laughter. A variety of clear, wholesome voices will be used.