giovedì , 20 Giugno 2019

Cimatica

Man Ray, Fernand Leger & Marcel Duchamp, 1923 1929

Dada and Surrealism – two leading art movements in the first decades of the last century – radically revolutionized the way we think about art. Both opened up new opportunities for creative processes: Dadaism by reinterpreting everyday objects, focusing on the role of chance and questioning conventional aesthetic norms; Surrealism by proposing new ways of understanding reality and broadening the …

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Pieter Vanderbeck | Five O’Clock in the Morning (1966)

1966, 5:20 min, b&w, silent “5 O’clock in the Morning,” Pieter Vanderbeck. 1966. This video shows the slow motion of chestnuts and rocks after they’ve been dropped on a hard surface. The objects ricochet off of each other, spiraling in different directions. It reminded me of what are typically used as objects in still life drawings/paintings being seen in motion. Each rock …

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Max Eastley | Hydrophone String Installation and others

Max Eastley – Hydrophone String Installation + Half Speed Metal Installation + Stone Circle 2 Max Eastley is an internationally recognised artist who combines kinetic sculpture and sound into a unique art form. His sculptures exist on the border between the natural environment and human intervention and use the driving forces of electricity, wind, water and ice. He has exhibited both …

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Paul Chain “Satan’s Future” Dying Edition | 2016

il responsabile di RMEDL [Radical Matters – Editions/Label], un etichetta discografica / casa edritice indipendente, Sandro Gronchi ci presenta la nuova edizione dell’oggetto sonoro / multiplo, appena pubblicata. L’etichetta è specializzata in edizioni d’arte e da collezione, sound objects e multipli d’arte. Si tratta di un'”edizione morente” basta su un disco in ceramica sette pollici, riproducibile con un qualsiasi giradischi. L’oggetto sonoro in ceramica …

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James Whitney – Lapis (1966)

(1921-1982) Nationality: american James WHITNEY was born in 1921, in Pasadena, California, and lived all his life in the Los Angeles area. He studied painting, and travelled in England before World War II. James completed seven short films over four decades and collaborated with his brother John for some of his film work. The first of the brothers’ films was …

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Dutch Designers print sound – Dirk van den Heuvel

He states:  “When I first started researching 3D printing the technology was an exciting and interesting, but the desktop 3D printers were unable to produce objects at a human scale. Large and medium scale functional design objects that we use, like bowls, plates & decorative objects could not be made. The objects made with desktop 3D printers were also low …

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Bill Fontana – Harmonic Bridge

I have worked for the past 45 years creating installations that use sound as a sculptural medium to interact with and transform our perceptions of visual and architectural settings. These have been installed in public spaces and museums around the world including San Francisco, New York, Paris, London, Berlin, Venice, Sydney and Tokyo. My sound sculptures use the human and/or …

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Miguel Álvarez-Fernández – Bacchus

“Bacchus”, a new installation by DissoNoiSex (Asia Piascik, Stefan Kersten and Miguel Álvarez-Fernández), presented at the Vinfonies Festival (Vilafranca del Penedès, Barcelona), 10-13 November 2011. “Bacchus” is based on the electrical conductivity of wine: even the slightest trace of fluid on the smooth, white surface closes an oscillatory feedback loop between three metal electrodes and produces a manifold of sounds, …

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Cimatica – La meravigliosa forma delle vocali

by Musica & Spirito La cimatica ha esplorato l’interazione tra suono e biologia. Attraverso esperimenti sulle vibrazioni sonore, Ernst Chladni prima e soprattutto Hans Jenny in seguito, arrivarono a comprendere come il suono poteva influire sulla materia, organizzandone la forma nello spazio. Inoltre Jenny comprese anche come le vocali di alcune lingue antiche avessero il potere di produrre il disegno relativo alla …

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