Music and Art

My current interests lie in understanding how sound affects matter as well as the effects of vibrations on caustic reflections. The music is synthesized from analog circuitry that layers on top of one another creating interference. Light affects the circuits resulting in autogenerative sound-scapes with little predictability. Other forms of music generation utilizes loop pedals with 50-100’s of layers that evolve over 10-45 minutes. The music synthesis itself is part of a performance that can rarely be fully reproduced.

Paintings

Transforms

Eric Shows and I had an art installation “Transforms” where we examined the effects of ultra-bright white light on a highly reflective film using photoresistive oscillators to transform the light into sound.

The photoresistors are placed to sense the light passing through the film.

The photoresistors are placed to sense the light passing through the film.

A serendipitous finding of trapping some reflections on movable canvases.

A serendipitous finding of trapping some reflections on movable canvases.

As trains passed by the caustic patterns danced across the wall.

As trains passed by the caustic patterns danced across the wall.

Constructive and destructive interference from multiple light sources and overlapping screen.

Constructive and destructive interference from multiple light sources and overlapping screen.

Close-up of the reflective film used in the installation "Transforms".

Close-up of the reflective film used in the installation “Transforms”.

Caustic reflections captured from multiple LED colors.

Caustic reflections captured from multiple LED colors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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