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"Visual Music"

Spring 2006

This project is a visualization of, "Iano" a musical piece written by Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto. I wrote a software that will enable me to "play" the software together with the music.

Upon visualizing the music itself, I became interested in how this score was originally written: a collaborational project between Noto and Sakamoto. And because of that collaborational aspect, I thought that this piece is a combination of a fluid quality from Sakamoto, and solid feel from Noto.

Therefore, I chose a crystalline object as the basic form, and programmed this crystalline form to express both the solid state and fluid state over a period of time.

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public showings

"Visual Music Concert" UCLA EDA, Spring 2006