You Are the Crystal

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You Are the Crystal

Aperture of Time

Is a Net Art series that I worked on as part of The Current Sea, the creative studio that Sarah Zucker and I founded. The series, ⌘ALTAR, combines animated GIF, photography, sound and net art to produce a truely unique experience. 

For You Are the Crystal, we wanted a mystical sense of wonder to permeate throughout the piece. I used understated piano and collaged found-sounds to create an open space for the mind to echo in. Gentle textures and organic sounds are combined with software sampling to give the compositions a contemporary feel with a warm tone.

The musical compositions are designed for and inspired by Internet. Each track is short and inteded to loop continuiously in conjuntion with a particular image. In the case of You Are the Crystal, the still images funtion as Play Buttons which trigger the loops, while simultaniously animating the previously-static picture.

View the website at www.youarethecrystal.com
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