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Black-box resonators XYZ, ZXY & YZX
2012
XYZ: audio-loop: 3min. 11sec. = 191sec.
ZXY: audio-loop: 2min. 29sec. = 149sec.
YZX: audio-loop: 4min. 01sec. = 241sec
black MDF board with speakers and mp3 players

     
             
           
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Black-box resonators: XYZ / ZXY / YZX

The black-box resonators are created from three identical speaker-boxes; X, Y & Z. Each box was cut following a unique cutting template using angels taken from technical-drawing tools. One element from each box is used to construct the individual Black-box resonators. Using different angels of the identical speaker-boxes generates a sculptural form visually akin to early cubist still life with guitar paintings by Picasso, Braque & Gris.

The audio loops are created in a similar cut & re-construct manner, mutating & manipulating audio samples from open-share files. The compositions are created using prime numbers as defining factors, influencing individual elements & the time of each audio loop.