Gelkies was a solo show I created for the Hannah Maclure Gallery in Dundee, following my Scottish Arts Council residency there.
I created a set of semi-autonomous reactive sound making jars, and created a world for them to live in.
Here’s a documentary about these little creatures:
And here’s footage from the show:
The first incarnation of the Gelkies were part of the “Word Games” show with Gayle Meikle at the Hannah Maclure Gallery in Dundee:
A cousin of the Gelkie is the Jam Jar Gelkie:
Jordan Rudess from Dream Theater playing with some Gelkies backstage with Mike Portnoy:
Here’s a video of me building a Gelkie: