Created by Neil Mendoza, The Electric Knife Orchestra consists of sixteen knives and one meat cleaver (all purchased from the $0.99 store) that have been brought to life to perform the Bee Gee’s hit Stayin’ Alive.
Created by Mo H. Zareei, Rasper, Mutor and Rippler are a series of mechatronic sound-sculptures inspired by Brutalist architecture. The instruments are grouped into three different categories, based on the material and sound production mechanism they employ.
MUTEK Montreal returns with another dynamic edition. As was the case last year, we’ll be doing live interviews with some of the featured audiovisual artists within the festival’s daytime program—join us! A showcase of ‘the state of the art’ in chic house, techno, and dynamic audiovisual performance, the 16th edition of Montréal’s MUTEK festival takes […]
Created by Binaura, LandWaves is a raw sonification of a 1D reaction diffusion system originally imagined as an installation and now available for iOS – the team’s first anti-app non-interactive piece designed for the app store.
Transmissions from the Technological Sublime is a panoramic multimedia installation that depicts a nocturnal landscape of non-place populated by infrastructure rather than people. Hatched as a MFA thesis project within OCAD University’s integrated media program by Toronto’s Michael Trommer, the audiovisual piece renders highways, shipping channels, airports, and office parks as uncanny interstitial zones of contemplation.
“The Crystal Line” is the latest work by critical engineer and media artist Julian Oliver. Re-creating an authentic (often improvised) crystal radio design that was used widely during WWI, the device broadcasts a transmission of military news and ‘future of warfare’ chatter culled from various defence blogs that is translated from text to speech.
Created by Moscow based artist Dmitry Morozov aka ::vtol::, Oil is the latest in the series of installations by Dmitry that explore the relationship between the material and ephemeral in contemporary culture.
Created at Fabrica, Flutter is an experimental app concept designed specifically for grieving adolescents. It uses music to help those experiencing the loss of a loved one – a period of time often resulting in high levels of isolation and incredibly difficult emotional problems.
Created by COCOLAB from Mexico and commissioned by ARCA, Cycles is an audio visual installation that uses a series of laser projectors to visualise short cycle audio compositions by a collection of A/V artists.
Series of workshops by Ludwig Zeller at the Visual Communication Institute of the Academy of Art and Design in Basel to use generative systems to create visual instruments that mimic the expressivity of electronic music synthesizers.
Visions of America: Amériques is a site-specific architectural video installation, developed to illuminate and enhance the Varèse’s composition and to activate the architecture of Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall.
By repurposing biofeedback methods, whole-body vibration and wearable bioacoustic technology, the work aims to unlock latent qualities of the human body through its coupling with the technological system.