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:

SARC opened it's doors to the public for the NI Science Festival. People of all ages attended workshops, played with…

Posted by Sonic Arts Research Centre on Thursday, March 5, 2015