From dog walkers, to day trippers, Cryptic invites you to escape to the coast and experience Signal-on-Sea, a captivating, large-scale environmental sound installation on Irvine Beach by Dutch duo, Strijbos & Van Rijswijk.
“Both restrained and overwhelming; beautiful and with a subtle structure, it is an intimate personal experience that you share with many.” BN De Stem
Using 24 long-throw speakers, Signal-on-Sea connects land and sea with music, interweaving singing with an enchanting soundscape beaming across the beach and overlooking the Isle of Arran.
“At a certain moment it felt like I barely touched the ground, as if I was floating.” Audience member
Signal-on-Sea is a unique and moving opportunity to rediscover and explore this remarkable landscape with music and texts evoking imagery that enrich the environment around you.
“I was so moved, I actually had tears in my eyes.” Audience
Once experienced, never forgotten…
“Absolutely stunning.” Audience member
Signal-on-Sea is supported by EventScotland through the Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21 and Scotland’s Events Recovery Fund, Creative Scotland, Fonds Podium Kunsten Performing Arts Fund NL, The Embassy of The Kingdom of The Netherlands and is presented in partnership with North Ayrshire Council.