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etherSound - an interactive sound installation

Frisk, Henrik LU (2005) In Third annual Spark festival of electronic music and art p.42-45
Abstract
This article describes the interactive instrument/sound installation etherSound and discusses its artistic and ethical implications. etherSound is a work in progress and the main intent is to create a vehicle for audience participation through the use of SMS (Short Message Service). The two different contexts in which etherSound has been tried (in concert with performers and as a sound installation without performers) is discussed as well as the design of the system and the mapping between text and sound. A notion of 'democracy of participation' is introduced. The relatively fast response of the system, the familiarity of the interface (the cellular phone) and the accessibillity of the system suggests that the cellular phone can be... (More)
This article describes the interactive instrument/sound installation etherSound and discusses its artistic and ethical implications. etherSound is a work in progress and the main intent is to create a vehicle for audience participation through the use of SMS (Short Message Service). The two different contexts in which etherSound has been tried (in concert with performers and as a sound installation without performers) is discussed as well as the design of the system and the mapping between text and sound. A notion of 'democracy of participation' is introduced. The relatively fast response of the system, the familiarity of the interface (the cellular phone) and the accessibillity of the system suggests that the cellular phone can be successfully integrated in a sonic art work. (Less)
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ethersound interactive sound installation short message service
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Third annual Spark festival of electronic music and art
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42 - 45
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School of Music, University of Minnesota
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English
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short message service},
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