Spatial Sound

Hear The World Begin (2017)

AloÏs Yang 

As part of a weekend of exhibitions, performances and installations curated for the Dunapest Festival, the Spatial Sound Institute presents the new work of media artist, interaction designer and experimental musician Alois Yang using 4DSOUND technology.

‘Hear The World Begin’ is an interactive audiovisual installation that involves working with data and material of cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB). The CMB is a snapshot of the oldest light in our Universe, imprinted on the sky when the Universe was just 380,000 years old after the Big Bang. It represent the seeds of the whole future structure: the stars and galaxies of today. The aim of this project is to bring this oldest map of the universe and scientific data into a tangible art form, engaging a comprehension and interaction that lies beyond objective reality, bringing about an intimate experience and personal projection of space.

The project invites for discovery of the relations and resonances between the physical present and an imaginative past. During the presentation, the audience was encouraged to explore these existential ideas by taking part in a choreography of data sonification and visualization, playing with spatial acoustic-lighting and real-time interacting with the space through localization and movement sensors.

The event was co-curated by Art Quarter Budapest and Let it Be! Art Agency