and Avant La Nuit
are two exquisite interactive pieces by Nicolas Clauss
, a "painter who stopped 'traditional painting' to use multimedia and the internet as a canvas", working from his Flying Puppet
studio in Paris. [ Requires Shockwave. Use your mouse.
posted by MiguelCardoso
on Oct 16, 2002 -
is a Shockwave app that turns a web page into music by converting the HTML into numbers and then running that through formulas developed by Arnold Schoenberg
, who came to be known as the inventory of atonalism in music, and influential in serialism
, which aims to produce music by controlling aspects of the music with number series. Don't expect Beethoven, but sometimes the output is nice.
The Google front page produced a pretty soothing bit of background sound the first time I tried it, but the next, it sounded like several other pages I tried. Some explanation for this and the choice of a single sound can be found in the informative critique.
posted by Su
on Jul 18, 2002 -