everything reverberates - not only sound, but also matter, be it fluid like
water or solid like concrete. Any movement causes ripples in neighboring matter
and creates more or less extensive shifts in its constellations.
aware of this, sometimes, and - in an ecological reading of the world - the
issue of our actions causing effects that feed back on us, has become commonplace.
kind of "interfacing" with our environment usually deals with practical
issues, such as the production of goods, their transport, consumption and
recycling, meaning activities that require some kind of "hands to"
approach, the advent of digital technology has introduced a decisive change in
this. Suddenly - by means of recording, analyzing and transforming - machines
can act out orders on command. The spoken (or written) word transforms into
action. The demarcation line between the profane, the realm of deeds, and the
symbolical, the realm of the word, gets blurred. As, seemingly, everything
becomes code (and coded) it might be of a
certain interest to hear what code sounds like when it is enlarged and
amplified, resolved from the boundaries of a protected dialogue between one man
and one machine.
records the voices of the visitors to the merchati generali and transforms the
respective sonic profile into layers of percussive events over the market area.
An array of computer generated drums bangs glass, iron or steel in what is left
of the architectural structures along main road.