Aural Skin – Interactive Audiovisual Installation

Alex-halka art

“Aural Skin” represents my journey from sound to image and finally to object (Embroidery & Fluorescent Laser Graffiti).
The installation was produced for kinema ikon “k49 series” and it was displayed in April 2019 for a month at the Art Museum of Arad, Romania.

The installation is made out of three parts:

Interactive Audio Visual realtime generator:
A kinect xbox sensor is used to capture body motion that further operates an 8 voice polyphonic audio synthesizer. Sound and image are created simultaneously.

Initially I developed a prototype of this system, to be used in the theatre. My objective was to create unique choreography, image and music in a visceral, emotional manner.

Audio embroidery:
Embroidery generated by vectorising images of sound or by modulating pictures with raw oscillators.

Audio Graffiti: The Fluorescent Graffiti is created by driving a laser with sound, projecting the light beams on a fluorescent surface. Audio is generated in Pure Data. (the Pure Data patch is developed by Derek Holzer from macumbista.net)

alex halka musician composer visual artist
alex halka musician composer visual artist
alex halka musician composer visual artist
alex halka musician composer visual artist
alex halka musician composer visual artist

*DOC – kinema ikon

Documentary Interactive Audiovisual Installation at BRD Scena9 Bucharest. 

(click the photo below to read the press article)

punct cu punct — CRT vector rescanning installation

MAFA6 digit2 [media art festival arad 2019]

Converting surrounding images into sound

The installation consists of 4 CRT TV sets, showing soundscapes generated from images documenting the works from MAFA6. The CRT as object on display is turned into a living object, becoming more than just a screening device.

alex halka art installation
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Ne vedem joi — audio driven laser installation 2019

hosted by: kinema ikon & Cinema Arta Arad

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