Syntegrity! Dec 18, 2015

Syntegrity! Dec 18, 2015

Dec 2015/ Jan 2016: Studio Algorhythmics participated at “Community in Progress II: Syntegrity” a theater evening realized in the Critical Media Lab Basel directed by Kevin Rittberger and Theater Basel. With the help of Jonas Vogel a student of scenography and Christof Hofer a student of media studies we extended the projects Ikosahedron
November 2015, 2: Workshop Easternbloc Montreal with Jamie Allen

November 2015, 2: Workshop Easternbloc Montreal with Jamie Allen

Nov 2015: Some more materials from the workshop on psychogalvanics, the E-Meter and cybernetics I conducted together with Jamie Allen such as a PDF (61.5MB) of the course material (with more historical contexts such as Carl Jung, feedback, science-fiction but also the part list etc.) and some pictures of the participants.
Psychogalvanics Workshop with Jamie Allen soon (Nov 7-8 2015)

Psychogalvanics Workshop with Jamie Allen soon (Nov 7-8 2015)

Nov 2015: Preparing for the workshop next weekend “Deconstructing the Scientology E-Meter. Re-Creating Apocryphal Technologies” together with Jamie Allen has been a highly fruitful learning process. Starting with the theory of basic instrumentation amplifiers, electrodermal activity, psychogalvanic
Participation at Community in Progress (Theater Basel)

Participation at Community in Progress (Theater Basel)

Sept 2015: Studio Algorhythmics is participating at a project by Theater Basel directed by Kevin Rittberger called Community in Progress. The project is about syntegrity, Stafford Beer, cybernetics, system thinking, ecology and future communities. A good opportunity to make a second version of Studies on Criticality (1, 2). A experimental workshop with Andrew Pickering is […]
555-Workshop for Kids

555-Workshop for Kids

April 2015: Studio Algorhythmics gave a workshop for kids making small 555 oscillator circuits for kids and adults in the framework of Oslo Night 2015 and “Critical Make” an exhibition in HeK.  The plan was to give an improvised spatial multi-channel concert after, but there were too few participants. Thanks to Serena Cangiano from Fablab […]
Workplace Critical Media Lab, IXDM

Workplace Critical Media Lab, IXDM

Feb 2015: Some pictures of my workplaces A reading/writing/organizing and B making, soldering, programming, testing.
Visiting Japan

Visiting Japan

Jan 2015: Beside visiting familiy etc. a visit to DMM.make AKIBA and Tama Art University, Prof. Akihiro Kubota, where he showed me parts of his art satelite project (thanks to Kazuhiro Jo) and a visit to IAMAS in Gifu, where I visited Jo-sans “office” and saw the workspaces of the students, both brought me inspiring […]
Studies on Criticality No. 1 – Final results

Studies on Criticality No. 1 – Final results

Sept 2014: On the 14th this month, within the “Preview”-Event of the Academy of Art and Design, Studio Algorhythmics showed some stage of Studies on Criticality No. 1. an installation that explores cellular automata not only visually, but through audification by a multi-channel speaker system. Cellular automata are interesting, since they show four stages or […]
Studies On Criticality No. 1 – first steps

Studies On Criticality No. 1 – first steps

July 2014: Studies On Criticality No. N-Series is planned as an installation and experiment that explores self-organized criticality as an aesthetic phenomenon primarily but not solely by ear. The projects inquires this aspect of criticality defined as one of the crucial processes by which complexity arises in nature within the aesthetic framework of a minimalistic […]
Talk at “Forum für Komputerkultur”

Talk at “Forum für Komputerkultur”

On March 24 2014 Studio Algorhythmics was presented in Basel at a local community event called “Forum für Komputerkultur”. I was happy to re-join the locals. Here some pictures made by Ted Davis.
Herztian Experiments – Hello World

Herztian Experiments – Hello World

Feb 2014: Programming a FM-radio receiver is supposed to be one of the most simple things to do in software defined radio, so I gave it a try and tested the new USRP N200 that
Chua’s Circuit a Wild Thing

Chua’s Circuit a Wild Thing

Jan 2014: Some results of experiments with the famous chua circuit a chaotic oscillator circuit. On the picture above with the oscilloscope you can see the double scroll. There is a video with a simple soundcard oscilloscope. The experiments were made for a contribution to the conference “Wild Thing“.

New Aesthetic

Some blurbs on the buzz word of the year 2012 (this archived post is dated Dec 29, 2012). Many people wrote on that in the textual agencements of www. It is called “New Aesthetic” and even has a wikipedia entry. It was coined in March at the SXSW 2012 by James Bridle from London. There […]
Detektors

Detektors

Almost any electronic communication device can be transformed into a generator of sound, rhythms and melodies. Likewise are we surrounded by digitally coded electromagnetic infospheres. “Detektors” initiated together with Martin Howse was conceived both as a cartography of user-generated geolocational sound recordings, logs and walks, which reveal these hidden electromagnetic geographies, spaces and topologies of […]
Radio Talk with Martin Howse over skype via Solitude

Radio Talk with Martin Howse over skype via Solitude

An edited live show with Martin Howse over skype from Akademie Schloss Solitude transmitted live on reboot.fm (Substrat Radio No. 5).
Rhythms of Sorting

Rhythms of Sorting

AlgorhythmicSorting is an open source program and learning tool for people, who want to learn and analyze the diversity of sorting algorithms by hearing the different rhythmic and pattern generating behaviour of different sorting algorithms like bubble sort, merge sort, quick sort or heap sort and others. It shall be used by students, sound artists, […]
The Devil is in the Details

The Devil is in the Details

An essay for “Volume 28 – The Internet of Things (July, 2011)” published by Archis, Amo and C-lab (p. 14-15). It was written for designers, architects and other “creatives” and is anything but an academic paper. There are no references and its style is very polemic. You can read a revised version here:   The […]
Sounds from a Coil

Sounds from a Coil

Some algorhythmic sounds from a japanese mobile phone and an older iPhone with a coil by Monacor (AC-71/3,5MM-Coil) from the archives.
Real Computer Music

Real Computer Music

Some sort of computer music without any proper composer. Computer music as a side effect of computation. Read these articles here and here for getting an insight into the historical background of this sounds. Below a circuit from the UNIVAC mainframe computer (top) and one from the Ferranti Pegasus Computer (bottom). More informations here (in […]
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