FIRST RESPONDERS // "For police, firefighters and paramedics, the incessant chirping, bleating and incongruously cheerful boom box beats of victims' cell phones comprise a soundtrack of disaster... The incessantly ringing phones, and the realization that someone is desperately trying to reach someone else who is now dead, short-circuits the psychological defenses first responders need to do their jobs." -
We composed this artwork as an elegy to the victims of mass disasters worldwide. It is a sketch for an immersive video installation or may be shown in this single-channel configuration.