Voice Array

Submitted by Bitforms Gallery

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Project

Client: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Location: Sydney, Australia

Completion date: 2011

Artwork budget: $110,000

Project Team

Art Consultant

bitforms gallery

bitforms gallery

Artist

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Overview

“Voice Array” is a construction for vocal improvisation that uses blinking LEDs and a customized intercom system of audio playback and recording. Capturing hundreds of voices and translating each one into a series of light flashes, the piece stores a unique pattern as a loop in the first light of the array, until the next participant speaks into the intercom.