The Library of the Winds
Wind inaugurates great chaos or change. In The Library of the Wind features an air-powered lottery machine selects one of the World’s great winds. Aeoliphones have been used in theater and opera since the 16th century create the sound of wind. The automated aeoliphones here play back the selected winning wind. Just as the spinning of the Earth sets its winds in motion so too does The Library of the Winds revolve, resembling a special form of carousel. The wind speaks to many of our senses, The library of wind there is no wind, but the effect that it has on our senses is replicated, especially the sense of sound, sight, and orientation.