June : 2011 : les memoires auxiliaires

les memoires auxiliaires


Month: June, 2011

Staalhemel – Steel Sky

This installation by Christoph De Boeck transforms brain wave activity into a spatial accoustic manifestation. A headset sends 8 channels of brain wave data that makes small electro mechanical actuators hit the several steel boards suspended on the ceiling. By walking around the spectator is able to hear a subjective soundscape that corresponds to the [...]

Salle d’attente

Last February I visited the Ososphère 2011 exhibition at the Môle Seegmuller in Strasbourg and in between other interesting works that had as common theme the city, a small room near the entrance kept my attention and a big part of my time at the exhibition.
Inside this room that was much like a classic waiting [...]

Atlas of the habitual

Each one of us is now perfectly equiped to enter in contact with someone, to know anykind of information available on the web, to find a “lost” place in the map, to listen to our favorite tunes anytime and anywhere. Although the super powers that technology has given to us over time have their weak [...]

2 works by Caleb Larsen

In Larsen’s $10,000 Sculpture the artist simply uses a dollar bill acceptor hanging on a wall to gather $10.000. The spectator has no access to any kind of rule or instruction and the work is in constant progress until it reaches the $10.000. See project website for full description.

A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter is [...]


This wall plug by Julian Oliver and Danja Vasiliev doesn’t have a function related to electricity, instead it allows people to change the content of online newspapers that are read in computers using a public wi-fi. Check the Newsteek website for more info.

touched echo

In this very minimalistic installation Markus Kison cleverly uses bone sound conduction transforming a public balustrade in an interface. By placing their elbows in the baustrade visitors can hear the sounds from the air attack that took place back in 1945 in the city of Dresden. The sound is reproduced using a cd player and [...]

Sampling Plong, 2008

Interactive sound installation by Schroeder Niehage

hello world

In this project by Valentin Ruhry each switcher becomes an interactive physical pixel.
Valentin Ruhry
Found at Triangulation Blog

disgusting switches

Installation by Katrin Baumgarten that transforms classic light switches into disgusting “alive” objects that exhibit different behaviours when touched or approached by someone.
Check her website for more information.
Found at Triangulation Blog

When laughter trips at the threshold of the divine