Monday, 24 January 2011

The Sonic Body - Harry Neve , Thomas Michalak and Anna Chocola

"The Sonic Body is an audio-installation that uses interactive technology to create an orchestra of the human body. Developed as a collaboration between four interdisciplinary artists and a heart surgeon, the installation brings together art and medical-science to reveal the unheard sounds of the body. The installation, created by artists Harry Neve , Thomas Michalak and Anna Chocola , appears on its exterior as a neutral cylindrical pod. Once inside however, the audience is immersed in a contrastingly tactile and multi-sensory space filled with sculptural fabric forms that evoke the shapes and contours of inner body parts. The audiences’ movements and contact with the installation triggers a symphony of sounds to be played that have been recorded from within the body [...]"

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