Chris Watson's sound installation, Hy Brasil, was at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, for approximately two weeks in March 2014. Watson, a sound artist, is renowned for his works with BBC's Frozen Planet and Cabaret Voltaire. It's suggested that Hy Brasil hides in a fog off the Irish Coast and makes a metaphoric appearance once every seven years via light and sound to humans.
The installation focuses on the sounds of natural nature which travels one to the depths of the ocean; ascends back up to the coastline and land; and a final ascension to a mountain's summit. The dim but soft lighting accompanies the sounds of marine and land wildlife in its natural habitat. A figurative round the world journey suggests the listener to appreciate and being more aware of this beautiful planet.