The Bain Project is a site-specific art installation exploring Raleigh's historic E.B.Bain Waterworks. On view for two weekends in May 2009 were installations and performances of the 12 artists who worked collaboratively in the space over 9 months.

Bain Project
Marty Baird Bain Project stone balls
Ball Room
2009
stone balls

Primarily produced by Marty Baird and Sarah Powers in collaboration with the Bain team.
Marty Baird Bain Project stone balls
Color Codes in Pump Room
2009
stone balls

Stone balls are colored by the codes for water and chemical lines associated with water treatment facilities.

Marty Baird Bain Project paintchips & light
Caustic Room
2009
paintchips & light

Afternoon light changes the colors of the paintchips to coordinate with color codes for caustic chemicals. An audio component lists colors in code.
Marty Baird Bain Project
Caustic Room
2009

View 2. Caustic Room conceived and produced by Marty Baird in collaboration with Bain team and with Jack Hagel on audio component

Marty Baird Bain Project
Tank Performance Entrance
9 May 2009

Musical performance in filtration tanks, conceived & composed by Dana Raymond in collaboration with Bain team; nine Bainers performed
Marty Baird Bain Project
Critter in Temporary Dwelling Permit Office
9 May 2009

Temporary Dwelling Permit Office was a performance and interactive component conceived by Stacey Kirby. Stacey and Critter were primary performers and along with the Bain team.

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