Category Sound Art

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Last set up + Adding lights

It has come to the point where (scarily) this will be the last setup/test day until the install of the installation. Rosey came with me the Cheltenham so that she can hear what it all sounds like then we have a week or so until we can properly refine and mix things at SHIFT.   […]

Mira Calix – ‘Nothing is Set in Stone’

I have been doing some re-reading of past research I have done as well as new research for the essay that I am writing.¬† One of the pieces that I am writing about in essay is a piece by Mira Calix titled ‘Nothing Is Set I Stone’. Mira Calix is big influence on me and […]

Small version of installation + experimenting and testing

This week we have been testing and experimenting the design I came up with for the installation. A lot of the talk about the installation and how it will works has been¬† a working theory. But I have always been optimistic that it would work. Once we know whether the installation will work with the […]

Sound Design Experimentation/World 1 setup

  Yesterday I set the sound array in the formation of one world (coloured in blue or purple in the diagram below). I wanted to start working on the sound design of the installation as I new that last time this was something that was really rushed and with a little less thought into it […]

Holly Herndon

  http://hollyherndon.com/ Holly Herndon is an American composer and sound artist based in San Fransisco. Her music is predominantly computer based and uses MAX MSP to create instruments and vocal processors. I am really interested in the way the in which she composes her music with vocal editing and and the use of experimental sounds. […]

The Adventures of Unblocked Ears – Katharina Hauke – Mikrokontrolleur

  This is audio-piece by the sound artist Katharina Hauke. Her MikroKontrolleur project is an ‘all-imporvisation-instrument working with live sound input and modulatio as well as with sampling and sample destruction.’ http://sonicfield.org/2019/03/the-adventures-of-unblocked-ears-4-katharina-hauke-mikrokontrolleur/ It was developed, designed, built an programmed by Katharina Hauke and Dominik Hildebrand Marques Lopes (www.himalo.de/) at UdK Berlin and within the 3Dmin […]

Bill Viola

‘The Veiling’. 1995 ‘Catherines Room’. 2001. video installation ‘Bodies of Light’

Recreating Array/designing test setup

Yesterday we dismantled the array to see if we could reconfigure a set up that I could take to an external space and test there. We were going to set-up the array in the reception area but just didn’t get round to doing that because of lots of troubleshooting things. There were lots of discussions […]

SHIFT Art Space

This week I have been at SHIFT art space putting together plans for the installation and discussing other potential ideas. It is quite a large space and is very concrete. It isn’t as reverberant as you might expect but voices can travel far – which is good when there is spoken word poetry. A conversation […]