These are exploratons of shapes for a sound object series "sound playground" project I am working on at ITP. Full project here.
The sound playground is a meditative, interactive sculpture garden that encourages play, exploration, and calm. Fascinated with human ability to remain playful throughout their lives, I want to create a unique experience that allows people of all ages to compose sound compositions by setting kinetic sculptures in motion.
In addition to play, I am examining the concept of aging and changing over timeIn addition to play, I am examining the concept of aging and changing over time. The sound-emitting kinetic objects absorb bits of the surrounding noise and insert these bits into the existing algorithmic composition, somewhat like new snippets of DNA. A sculpture's program also changes in response to how it was moved. In this way, the experiences of a sculpture is incorporated into an ever-changing song that it plays back to us, changing alongside us.