Monthly archives of “September 2014

Mark Trayle

Mark Trayle – Zephyrs

Zephyrs plays with both material and acoustic phenomena. In the 17th century the English physicist Robert Hooke discovered that particles on a vibrating surface will form nodal patterns related to the frequency of sound propagating through that surface. Similarly, closely tuned high frequency sound waves […]

Liew Niyomkarn

Liew Niyomkarn – Swing

Swing is a sound ensemble sculpture that considers the relationship between momentum and the physicality of sound. Each sculpture has a different sound. Sounds are created from metal, bearings, almonds, tiny scrap metals, marbles, coins, red beans and rice.  There is a particular object in each […]

sound art installations

Cooper Baker – Noctiluca Scintillans

Hanging acrylic tubes containing bead-chain generate acoustic impulses that trigger and control the synthetic sounds present in this piece. Each tube has a contact microphone embedded in its cap, and when a tube is tapped or shaken the vibrations are transmitted to a computer running […]

Clay Chaplin

Clay Chaplin – PiAV

PiAV is a multi-sensory sound installation driven by stochastic processes to create an ever-changing audio-visual experience. The complete system is cross-pollinated: Combinations of pitch-clusters and samples influence the abstracted visual images created from code inspired by traditional analog video feedback techniques. In return, the color […]