International Computer Music Conference 2016 Music Track

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Void Un-reversed

What is “self”?

"Void Un-reversed" is a mixed media performance addressing this question.
Our hypothesis is that “self” exists outside of our body though many people tend to think that “self” is confined to one’ s body. Preconception of “self” can be revised by communicating with “space”, which is the countering concept of “body”, and by experiencing the node of the dualistic contexts, “virtual” and “real”, through acoustic and electronic sounds.

This piece is composed of a performer (dancer), sound, a garment, and sensors. The performer wears multiple wireless sensors with accelerometer and the sensor system converts performer’s movements into sound. In addition, bodily movements are translated into spatial movements through the transformable garment.


So Oishi     web site
Royal Conservatoire, the Hague
Institute of Sonology

So Oishi is a Dutch-based electronic music composer and software developer from Tokyo, Japan.
In 2015, he has completed a masters degree at the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. His focus as an artist includes algorithmic composition, multi-channel spatial music, field recording, and sound installation using sensors. He is also developing sound synthesis and composition programs in SuperCollider environment as an engineer.
He released “Playground EP” from Søvn Records last year.

Kiuchi     web site
Royal Academy of Art, The Hague

Asami Kiuchi is a Japanese artist currently working in the Netherlands. She has developed a line of interactive garments, which playfully explore interpersonal communication through the behavior of human sense and technological system. Her interest is to experiment new dimension of sense with technology as a medium of expression, and to translate between cultural abrasion and philosophical association.


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