White Noise Machine, Breanne Johnson, 3D Design ’23


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    37 x 35 x 14 inches

    Sapele, small industrial fans, interchangeable screens with repurposed found objects

    The White Noise Machine is a proposal for an aesthetic tool, roughly the scale of a vintage TV cabinet or small fish tank, that creates a sonic atmosphere aspiring after both calming, acoustic fullness and intentional listening. The screens allow the user to alter and customize the listening experience, testing the acoustic properties and interaction of different substrates within the device.

    Exhibition history: Shown recently at I.M.Weiss Gallery, Detroit.

    Item is located in Detroit, MI. Local pickup available. Shipping available via professional art shipper. Contact aweisbrod@cranbrook.edu for a custom shipping quote.

    Breanne Johnson is an artist and self-taught new designer living and working in Detroit, Michigan. She holds Bachelor of Art degrees in Visual Art and Political Science from the University of Chicago. Born in California, Breanne shares citizenship with the United States and the island country Curaçao. Her design work focuses on provisional architectures and furniture objects that examine our relationship to the social and physical spaces we inhabit. She studies her own lived experience and home life for moments and situations that cater to an expanded sense of living, be that through connection, reverence, intimacy or play, and builds her artistic practice by interrogating the objects that comprise her built landscape, asking to what extent they facilitate, stunt, or otherwise flavor our social, personal and interpersonal connections. Breanne was the recipient of awards to attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Ox-Bow School of Art this summer, and last summer was awarded the Pophouse Design Fellowship. She will have work included at WANTEDDESIGN art fair in New York this spring, and has recently shown work at I.M.Weiss Gallery, Logan Center Exhibitions, Detroit Artist Market, and the Ann Arbor Art Center. Currently an MFA candidate in the 3D Design Department, Breanne is slated for graduation in May.


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