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INDEX #003: Granular Synthesis - Remixes for Single Screen (2002)

Suiza. Experimental/Videoarte. 50 minutos
Título Original: INDEX #003: Granular Synthesis - Remixes for Single Screen
Director: Granular Synthesis, Kurt Hentschlaeger, Ulf Langheinrich
Formato: DVD  Calidad: DVD
Idioma: Alemán   Subtítulos: Inglés

Granular Synthesis, the name adopted by artists Kurt Hentschlaeger and Ulf Langheinrich, is derived from granulated sound synthesis, an information processing technique for synthesizing digital audio.  A series of very short samples (grains) are sequenced, reassembled to produce a granulated sound synthesis.  Selected whole sounds (and/or images) are fragmented into tiny snippets (grains) and are also recombined to make whole new granulated sound or image continuums.

Employing monumental projected images and bludgeoning sound environments, the multimedia installations of Kurt Hentschläger and Ulf Langheinrich mark a new stage in the esthetic of sensory overload. Christopher Phillips