yuri suzuki: looks like music audiovisual installation at MUDAM yuri suzuki: looks like music audiovisual installation at MUDAM
aug 22, 2013

yuri suzuki: looks like music audiovisual installation at MUDAM

yuri suzuki: looks like music audiovisual installation at MUDAM
all images © hitomi kai yoda – courtesy yuri suzuki

 

 

yuri suzuki

MUDAM, luxembourg

august 3rd to august 26th, 2013

 

 

japanese media artist yuri suzuki has developed ‘looks like music’, an audiovisual installation for MUDAM, based on his previous interactive piece entitled ‘color chaser’. the intervention consists of a series of odd-shaped miniature robots designed by dentaku which detect and follow a designated circuit – a black line traced in marker pen – scattered among color reference points that the mobile objects translate into sound. the exhibition invites the public to contribute to create an orchestra by extending the circuit drawn on paper with colored markers. within the installation, five different color chasers translate the drawings into a symphony of music composed by mark mckeague; each shape produces unique sound content such as drum samples and computer noise percussion to create playful audible chaos.

 

 

looks like music – MUDAM 2013
video courtesy yuri suzuki

 

 

a series of odd-shaped miniature robots detect and follow a designated circuit; a black line traced in felt pen

 

 

scattered among reference points, the mobile robots translate colors into sound

 

 

‘basscar’ – has deep dub step like bass sound

 

 

‘glitchcar’ – has computer noise percussion sound

 

 

‘arpeggiocar’ – has arpeggio sound

 

 

‘drumcar’ – has various drum samples

 

 

‘melodycar’ – plays chords and melodies

 

 

color chasers test
video courtesy yuri suzuki

 

 


installation view at MUDAM

 

 


installation view at MUDAM

 

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