Natural Selection: A Stethoscopic Amphibious Installation.

Davis, T. and Rebelo, P., 2005. Natural Selection: A Stethoscopic Amphibious Installation. In: GA2005: Generative Art Conference, 15-17 December 2005, Milan, Italy.

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This paper discusses emergence as a complex behaviour in the sound domain and presents a design strategy that was used in the creation of the sound installation Natural Selection to encourage the perception of sonic emergence. The interactions in Natural Selection are based on an algorithm derived from an innately sonic emergent ecological system found in nature, that of mating choices by female frogs within a calling male frog chorus. This paper outlines the design and implementation of the installation and describes the research behind its design, most notably the notion of embodiment within a sonic environment and its importance to the perception of sonic emergence.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Arts > Music
Group:Faculty of Science and Technology
ID Code:17273
Deposited By:Dr Thomas Davis
Deposited On:02 Feb 2011 11:14
Last Modified:10 Sep 2014 15:51


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