Digital Musics & Sound Art
TORSO #1 is a sound sculpture that is visually reminiscent of a klopotec. This windmill-like wooden construction serves as a scarecrow in vineyards as it mechanically generates sounds and vibrations. Here, an electro-acoustic system of four 100 V loudspeakers rotates at different speeds, generating feedback patterns and modulating sound signals and the spatial sound itself. The targeted acceleration and deceleration of the rotating of the four-voice system serves as the central compositional means for the 35-minute piece – the sculpture becomes an abstract, audiovisual instrument.
Warning: The stroboscope-like visual stimuli can cause physical discomfort (dizziness, nausea, etc.) or epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
- Technical support and realization: Mathias Lenz
- Soprano singer: Johanna Sophia Baader
- Further technical support: Oskar Kutin, Johannes Fritzer, Gratis Kaiserin
- Supported by SKE Fonds and BKA