Wednesday, May 31, 2006

a room for listening...
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...:::...something i've been thinking about lately...how i listen...as much as i might like to make it in motion, it is mostly while working...there are other ways, too. this is called 'mute room' by thom faulders and was part of an exhibit commissioned by the wattis institute in 2001 called 'rooms for listening'...as a room-sized device for listening to experimental electronic music, a contour of the foam's surface operates as a sound baffle to enhance acoustical clarity. similar to the way that musical notes 'decay' in the air before dissipating, this surface has a transitory quality - impressions linger until fully erased by the slowly acting foam.

3 Comments:

Blogger jed_ said...

you might be interested in this

http://ilx.wh3rd.net/thread.php?msgid=7017591

thanks for the music!

4:45 PM  
Blogger modyfier said...

wow! the translation from model space to built environment seems flawless. canyon-like, weathered, beautifully eroded. i can imagine the sound to be as seductive within...and not a sound room, but similar organic structure...you must know this piece that really launched SHoP a few years ago: the moma's PS1 installation from june 2000 (http://www.shoparc.com/). thanks for the link...:::...

9:56 AM  
Blogger modyfier said...

wow! the translation from model space to built environment seems flawless. canyon-like, weathered, beautifully eroded. i can imagine the sound to be as seductive within...and not a sound room, but similar organic structure...you must know this piece that really launched SHoP a few years ago: the moma's PS1 installation from june 2000. thanks for the link...:::...

9:57 AM  

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