New York-based contemporary artist Tom Sachs has taken over Brooklyn Museum's Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, turning it into a living sound system through a series of 18 sculptural boom boxes. The Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective exhibition in turn hovers somewhere between art and science, melding the functional and mythological.
Sachs' unique DIY aesthetic is here centered on ritual and symbolism, as he has utilized numerous everyday objects to bring his vision to life. The boomboxes aren't solely for show, however. They activate the museum's entrance through a collection of eclectic sound experiences that have been curated by Sachs, as drawn from the rich musical history of Brooklyn.
The Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective exhibition is live now through August 14, as public programs will also run alongside the installation, featuring live DJ sets.
For an early look at the exhibit, scan through the imagery above.