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Autophones: Hören mit den Ohren der Brücke | Listening with the Ears of a Bridge
Where others see a bridge, the Canadian percussionist Michael Gambacurta discovered an autophone – a musical instrument whose own substance produces sound with a vibrant tone.
The Kaiserlei-Bridge over river Main between Frankfurt and Offenbach is the soundboard for countless vehicles crossing daily. A sounding structure, tuned by the traffic, wind and weather – an endless concert, endless variations of a theme.
BIZAAR X was a one night mini-festival with installations, hand on presentations, performances and concerts with and by local artists, composers, musicians and others active in the field of experimental electronics, circuit bending, noise, 8-bit and radio art. While the project itself oviously needed no translation, the program info so far is lacking one. While we regret this, more and in most cases bilingual and/or english info can be found the homepages of the participating artists.
miss.gunst is opening her digital dust diaries to pursue her studies in the history of instruments.
Digital Dust Diaries
The project is dedicated to digital dust collection and what might be called a media archeology in the broadest sense; subjects of research include a wide spectrum of (para)phenomena, instable, dead and undead media, their apparitions and their dispersion.