The Art and Science of Sound

As part of the NI Science Festival, that spanned across a month, on the 21st of February 2015 SARC opened its doors to the public, presenting a wide range of workshops, drop-in sessions and installations.

For the occasion I demonstrated a few patches in Max which used a selection of controllers and infrared devices:

The DIY sound-artist

“Common and widely available game controllers are used to generate sound with a variety of synthesis techniques. Several stations are available for users to interact with in real-time, giving them the opportunity to use readily available commercial technology to create multi-media interferences.
Turn your Rock Band 3 controller into a polyphonic synthesiser, your Wiimote into an audio scrubber and your Xbox Kinect into a granular engine.”

 

For photos of the event:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1544318855835130.1073741830.1541789212754761&type=3

 

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