Mark Brown & David Standfield

Utility 2015 | 2015


A utility vehicle retro-fitted with a tripod mounted ‘METAHORN’, rotary audio horn, an array of bespoke gallon drum bass speakers, resonators and lighting elements. This mobile sound rig will play a mix of sound recordings made in the industrial heartland of Kandos and spoken word recordings of a former Cement Works engineer. This retro-fitted Ute references the phenomenon of DIY utility vehicle-mounted heavy weapons systems used by militia and insurgents in the many theatres of civil war in the age of eternal global conflict and the industrial archaeology of cement production in Kandos.