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Image and Sound as an Emotion Machine
icon: authorUlf Langheinrich

The Austrian group Granular Synthesis (Ulf Langheinrich & Kurt Hentschläger) works in the micro-interface area of audiovisual materials. Minimal units («grains») are sampled and reconstructed to hybrid units, whose continuity is nevertheless synthetic. In their large video installations, a «three-dimensional sound» is combined with emotionally-charged screenings of images or colors. The lecture addresses the technical development as well as the aesthetic and artistic concerns of the group. [more]more

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