Two images were split into their RGB channels. The three color values were then fed to a FM synth patch in nine second intervals. Each image is ~2:25 with three seconds of silence between. Rough and raw, but it’s a start.
This short documentary (shot and produced by Nathan Crowder) walks viewers through the highlights of Waveforms. The gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter was originally shown as part of Waveforms in the fall of 2011. The work is now on exhibit in the Fox Building of the Meyerhoff Gallery at the Maryland Institute College [...]
“This week on Artworks, artist Rowland Ricketts talks about his work with natural indigo, which he grows and processes according to traditional Japanese methods. Ricketts’ I am Ai—We are Ai project is one of many reasons he was the first Indiana resident to be awarded a $50,000 grant as a United States Artists Fellow. Yael Ksander will [...]
http://norbert-herber.bandcamp.com Guitar & electronics by Norbert Herber Recorded in Bloomington, IN and Spooner, WI (2008-2012) Engineered and produced by Norbert Herber This music makes extensive use of the Neurogranular Sampler, developed by John Matthias, Jane Grant, Tim Hodgson, Nick Ryan, Kin and Eduardo Miranda at Plymouth University, UK. Special thanks to Ian Vine.
Producer & Lead Textile Artist: Rowland Ricketts Sound: Norbert Herber This work is at the Bandai Warehouse in Tokushima City, Tokushima Japan through December 16, 2012. For hours and location: http://iamai.jp/en/tenji.html “I am Ai, We are Ai.” is a partner work with “Fields of Indigo” (also by Ricketts and Herber), an installation at the Krannert [...]
I am AI, We are AI and Fields of Indigo (IAWA/FI) are two collaborative efforts currently in-progress between Norbert Herber and textile artist Rowland Ricketts. The combined project combines generative music with live field recordings to create an environment that reflects on the themes of tradition, interconnectivity, and processes of diminution and accretion both in [...]
My chapter ‘The Composition-Instrument: emergence, improvisation and interaction in games and new media’ appeared in the book From Pac-Man to Pop Music: interactive audio in games and new media, edited by Karen Collins in 2007. This chapter is now available by permission of the Publishers of ‘The Composition-Instrument: emergence, improvisation and interaction in games and new [...]
Call for Papers: The Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio Deadline for Proposals: 1 April 2011 The Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio is under contract at Oxford University Press. Through a collection of chapters on interactivity in music and sound, the book is meant to offer a new set of analytical tools for the growing field [...]
Implicitly or explicitly, Cybernetics plays a role in works of Experimental, Ambient, and Generative music. This talk will introduce Amergent music, a genre that draws from these musical traditions and creates a third-order cybernetic stipulation in works of technoetic and media art. Drawing on the work of Maturana & Varela and Martin Heidegger, Amergent music [...]