Javier Jaimovich, Sonic Arts Research Centre Queens University, Belfast [UK] This is a highly participatory experience, urging visitors to form human chains to create a unique and ever-changing musical performance. Metal chains hang in the gallery space and visitors are invited to
Alex Dowling & Sinead Meaney [Ireland] Here’s an opportunity to make your own music in the gallery. Sample yourself at the software station and get instant music feedback in the form of a personal dance tune.
Papermen [Ireland / UK] You are able to hear is due to the way your brain collects and processes the sound waves in the air. Physical motion is turned into chemical signals inside the ear that are sent to the brain. Percussive
Chaja Hertog [Netherlands] This triptych is a work by the artist Chaja Hertog, and is recreated for the first time in Dublin. The ‘Instrumen’ in question perform a haunting musical experience created by their physical integration with the instruments they are playing.
Yoshi Akai [Japan] ‘Punk science’ meets Japanese innovation in this unique musical instrument that uses your own heart beat as the basis for a tune. Using your body as an electric circuit, the instrument takes your pulse and sonifies it. You can
Gregory Lasserre & Anais met den Ancxt [France] By making contact with the sculpture, and with those around you, build up a soundscape you turn yourself into the musical instrument. This immersive sound tool, by the sound artists Scenocosme, creates electrical circuits
Reactable Systems [Netherlands] This is a collaborative, multi-user audio visual experience. Sensors in the table and objects combine to create a sonic experience that is different every time a piece is moved. Created by the Music Technology Group at the University Of
Niall Coghlan, Sonic Arts Research Centre Queens University, Belfast [UK] You are invited to measure your emotions as a part of the their on-going experiment with music and emotion. Does your body like music you thought you hated? Using heart-rate monitors and
Sean McDonald & Alex Hornbake [USA] Create sound without touching. The Theremin is one of most unique instruments ever invented. By creating interference patterns around the instrument you will make music. This installation will demonstrate the way sound waves are carried through
TeZ [Italy] This shell-like shape encapsulates you within an immersive audiovisual structure. While resonating in surround and tactile sound and delivering specially composed visuals to your eyes, low frequencies are fed through the floor converting sound into vibrations through your body. This