The frustrating thing about raw Twitter data is that it tends to remove the very element that makes the platform so interesting in the first place: the nuance of human sentiment. But what if you could harness the power of that data back with your own two hands, set to music?
What does raw musical potential feel like? A blank canvas where anything is possible. At the Royal Academy of London’s exhibition “Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined,” visitors have discovered the power that lies beneath the surface with Contact – an interactive audio-visual installation by designer, musician and creative coder Felix Faire.
Today’s software instruments sound incredibly lifelike. Unfortunately, our interactions with these “electronic sounds” are often limited by computer interfaces. With my latest project, I’ve been exploring how the Leap Motion Controller can make our interactions with electronic sounds feel more “direct” and intuitive.