Voices + Voids

  • Speaking Percussion Experiments

    October 28, 2019 by

    In this experiment, Bonnie probes the intersection of music and language, exploring how percussion instruments can imitate and stand in for the human voice and function as an extension of the body. She utilizes and highlights the real-time misunderstandings generated by voice recognition AI technology.  Here, she asks the smart speaker to cycle through randomized… Read more

  • Turk Interpreter Update

    April 6, 2020 by

    The Turk Interpreter has been updated! Here’s a list of new features The backend has been updated with a more comprehensive playback and FX chain The GUI has been modified to include envelope and FX control It now incorporates x-OSC, using it’s built in accelerometer to trigger sample playback Two additional turk worker data sets… Read more

  • The First of a Few Miniatures

    April 6, 2020 by

    As previously reported, we brainstormed some great ideas and some possible ideas for what to do with the voice assistants and data archives. My approach is to make a series of relatively short movements or “miniatures” using said data sets. The data sets were used as the generative material to create the fixed media track… Read more

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