The Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts has just released a special issue with a selected set of extended papers from the xCoAx 2019 conference. The issue includes works by Sarah Ciston, Catherine Griffiths, Rodrigo Hernández-Ramírez, Tsila Hassine & Ziv Neeman, Rosemary Lee, Gaia Tedone, and Vladimir Todorovic & Dejan Grba, and was guest-edited by André Rangel, Luísa Ribas, Mario Verdicchio, and myself.
Sound installation: Mirrors, wood, loudspeakers, spotlights, computer, sound and electric cables, haze.
July-August 2019, Convento de São Francisco, Coimbra.
“Sulco (Medida de Corte)” is installed at a crossing, a closed space with three doors that is a passage to other rooms. It is inspired in the history of the convent and its multiple occupations — spiritual, industrial, and cultural — and creates an immersive space that emanates light as it absorbs the skin of the room. It tears the space and time of the room, in a plane that rips the floor and separates sound sources that oscillate between friction and synchrony, stability and temporality, chaos and harmony.
“Sulco (Medida de Corte)” was commissioned by Dar a Ouvir, Paisagens Sonoras da Cidade.
The proceedings of xCoAx 2019, the seventh conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics, and X, are now available at 2019.xcoax.org. Edited by Mario Verdicchio, Miguel Carvalhais, Luísa Ribas & André Rangel. Designed by Catarina Neves. ISBN 978-989-746-220-7. 385 pages.
Our new ambient installation, “octo _ _ _ _”, commissioned by the city of Esposende, zet gallery, dst group and Mosaic, is now permanently installed at Av. Engenheiro Eduardo Arantes e Oliveira in Esposende, Portugal.