p e r p e t u a l   i n t e r m i x   i n s t a l l a t i o n s

Omotesando Gallery, Tokyo / ZAIM Art Center, Yokohama - 2008


  pond moss

  lotus toji


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(process demo) sonification  |  graphic scores  |  installation  |  perpetual intermix (sound demo)
floating texture |  fluid musics


note: these are very short excerpts from the entire piece, that is always changing.







    P E R P E T U A L   I N T E R M I X  

multiple music tracks of various lengths
     play simlutaneously, and
     loop perpetually
when the tracks loop they line up differently
     because each is a different length
this generates a new intermix of tones
     continually creting new pieces of music
           or at least new 'variations on a theme'

  instructions for use:  

you can start or stop each track
     to hear each independently
or drag the play head forwards>> or backwards<<
     to change the relative positions
           each time creating a new mix of sound
you can alter the mix by adjusting the volume levels
     of each track with the volume pull-down slider
     at the bottom left of each control bar

    These 3 pieces are samples from the
     Floating Texture
installation, in the
     Omotesando Gallery in Tokyo, Japan
     June 2008

The 3 pieces of music were also installed in
     the ZAIM Art Center in Yokohama
     for the Water Sound installation
where they were played on 3 iPods
     mounted to the walls

  the full experience:  
    To hear the full piece, you can:  
    • purchase the FLOATING TEXTURE Audio CD
     and play it on a regular stereo system
purchase CD

• purchase the FLOATING TEXTURE Audio DVD
     and play it on a 5.1 surround sound music system
           and hear the individual pieces
           on independent speakers

purchase DVD
    • purchase 3 separate stereo systems
     and hear the pieces on completely independent
           music systems, the way it is
           installed in the gallery and garden
    • visit a Gallery or Field Installation
     by Steven Berkowitz
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