Archive for December 21st, 2007

Net_Music_Weekly: Andrea Polli

Friday, December 21st, 2007

polli.jpgAndrea Polli is a digital media artist living in New York City. Her current works are hybrid (art/science) collaborations with atmospheric scientists to develop systems for understanding storm and climate data through sound - a process called sonification. Recent collaborations include: Atmospherics/Weather Works, a spatialized sonification of highly detailed models of storms that devastated the New York area; Heat and the Heartbeat of the City, a series of sonifications of actual and projected climate in Central Park, the heart of New York City and one of the world’s first locations for climate monitoring (a Turbulence Commission); and N., a real-time multi-channel sonification and visualization of weather in the Arctic. (more…)

Replay Marclay [Melbourne]

Friday, December 21st, 2007

marclay.jpgReplay Marclay :: until February 3, 2008 :: Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne Australia.

Developed by the Cité de la Musique in Paris, Replay Marclay is the first major exhibition presented in Australia celebrating the work of the New York-based moving image artist, and is the first solo exhibition to be staged in ACMI’s Screen Gallery. Christian Marclay’s astonishing work explores the overlapping of aural and visual realms in popular culture through a variety of mediums including video, film, sculpture, photography, music and DJ performances. By reframing the media landscape, he challenges us to consume the sounds and images that form our cultural landscape in a new way. (more…)