All posts tagged: Sound design

Translate, Translator and Translation

Designer as translator …the act of design is, in essence, the clarification of material or the remaking of content from one form to another. The ultimate goal is the expression of a given content rendered in a form that reaches a new audience. … The translation becomes a second art. Translation is neither scientific nor ahistorical. Every translation reflects both the character of the original and the spirit of the contemporary as well as the individuality of the translator… Like the poetic translator, the designer transforms not only the literal meaning of the elements but the spirit, too. … The designer is intermediary. Michael Rock, Multiple Signatures Translation is a kind of impersonation, … As a translator … I am keen to observe the world consciously, and notice dialogue, notice dialect, notice personal styles of speech, notice tics. … A book is not only a text, and I don’t see translation as an exclusively literary activity, but as a human exchange. … Translation is primarily performance, interpretation, more than it is “creation”… Peter Biľak in conversation …

Julien Mier, Shawn Decker and Small Instruments

imagine a place… Dutch sound designer Julien Mier. errant behaviors (errant behaviors is a video installation by Anne Wilson) Shawn Decker is an American sound artist. small instruments Small Instruments is a Polish group playing music on the smallest possible instruments. Small Instruments performing Chopin. Sambor Dudziński performing Chopin on toy piano.

avant cello

  Zoë Keating is a DIY artist, musician, sound architect. Her music belongs to a subculture of musicians and artists who exist mainly on internet. Inspired be early german electronica and the way it was produced she’s creating the music that surrounds you and makes you dive into it. Zoë Keating has an amazing gift to combine the classical sound of cello and technology. To listen to her is an experience that is both unforgettable and addictive. ᔥ I love that feeling of getting swept up just in sound of music and that feeling of being a cellist in the middle of a hundred people crowd that are playing a pice of music, and you are just like getting swept up, like in this wave (…) you are in a sort of three-dimensional landscape of sound. The Avant Cellist Zoë Keating made by A Visibly Smart Film