Les Tambours de Feu (The Drums of Fire) are a group who fuse percussion, costume and pyrotechnics into a street performance. Creating a sense of ritual with an emphasis on the visible physicality of the performance. The effect, on the audience, is hypnotic, and uniting.
Les Tambours de Feu // Debrau Beltzak. Image | James Henry
The group is a part of a Basque street-performance group called Deabrubeltzak
The Collidoscope is a prototype for a granular synthesizer/sampler. It features a large display of recorded samples, and interactive controls that show which part of the recorded sample is being played back.
The controls are closely aligned visually so as to be quite clear.
Nam June Paik – Korean video artist
Random Access – 1963
Fractal Flasher – 1994
Untitled, Robot. Paikbot – 1992
An installation by Fred Penelle (printmaker) and Yannick Jacquet (media artist)
“The narrative is deconstructed like a thousand-storied film script. Every effort is made to lead astray, to turn around, to forge ahead. Time is shredded, decomposed, lost and yet everything references it.
Mécaniques Discursives is like a parenthesis between two epochs: Gutenberg’s and Big Data’s. By contrasting the oldest form of image reproduction (woodcutting) with the most recent digital technologies, the installation straddles centuries”
Laurent Mignonneau & Christa Sommerer’s interactive pond-life, called A-volve (1994-97)
NXI Gestatio’s environment sensing floating cube/projection screen
NXI Gestatio collaborated with Stellarc, creating a floating virtual Stellarc head that speaks.
Here is a history and detailed description of the SAILS project:
Provides not only dynamic visual feedback of the sequence, but the ability to alter the sequence instantly using touch.
”If you want a hands-on demonstration of its power, try Andre Michelle’s ToneMatrix, an online AudioTool-powered simulation.”