Went to hear Steven Mitchell play class at the National Ballet of Amsterdam today. He has a rich sound and strong touch–quite nice to listen to. Afterward I went to the Flea Market behind the opera house to pick up a few things, including a Hi-8 video cassette with case. I promptly threw away the […]
Yesterday everyone but me left STEIM, as the orientation was over. I got a computer, keyboards, and other gear from Nico and set up shop in Studio 2. It was a lovely sunny autumn afternoon, so after taking leave of the others, I walked to the Museum van Loon, right around the corner from me, […]
Yesterday Frank Baldé gave a fairly in-depth look at junXion software, which is used for i/o purposes from sensors, wii, video, audio, into the computer. It is very clever and easy to use, and is quite nicely featured, serving the purpose not only of i/o, but also of routing i/o, and a unique feature of […]
Account of events of the first day of my STEIM residency.
Yesterday Ken Beck and I and Jihyuk Choi worked together on completing construction and testing of two of the three technologies for making sound and controlling the lights on the towers. The first of these is the system that opens and closes a gate and controls input volume to the amplifier for an attached iPod. […]