Sound Mirror I
by Barry Cliff
I have used sound mirrors in this print to represent the fear and foreboding experienced In life by young and old alike. We await the future in some sort of helpless paralysis.
A forerunner of radar, acoustic mirrors were built on the south and northeast coasts of England between about 1916 and the 1930s. The ‘listening ears’ were intended to provide early warning of incoming enemy aeroplanes and airships about to attack coastal towns.