The room has an 8-channel sound system and a FrR-interface (a.k.a. fFlower). Everyone is welcomed to come and play with the interface and explore its possibilities.
• DATES AND TIMES: June 14 – August 8. Open to the public on weekends – Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm
• LOCATION: The Workings of Media [art and artists] at the Harvestworks Art and Technology House. Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island
FingerRing (FrR) – is a simple, cheap, intuitive and easy way to play with electronically mediated multi-channel sound. It was published in 2016 by sergey kasich. Since then it was shown around the world in forms of installations, seminars and FrR-parties, stimulating people to try it and also provoking to build their own in a spirit of d.i.y. fFlower – is one of many possible interfaces in which the fingerRing technique can be implemented. It uses spline exponential curved contact surfaces to connect natural kinematics of a performer with the spatial sound distribution.
More info is published here: http://soundartist.ru/frr
Sergey Kasich is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and producer with focus in sound arts, technological media and music. Graduated as a Psychology major in 2006 from Lomonosov’s MSU, he was involved in postgraduate research in behavioral genetics and psychodiagnostics until 2010, while at the same time being a permanent resident at a studio for electronic music at the Theremin Center of Moscow State Conservatory. For 2012-2013 he joined an international research program at STRELKA institute for media, architecture and design to study urban data collection and processing and D.I.Y. and “hacker\maker” culture around the world. In 2011 he initiated SoundArtist.ru (a.k.a. SA)) ) – the Russian sound arts community. And later in 2014 he founded Moscow Sound Art Gallery SA))_gallery and Moscow Sound Art Studio SA))_studio. From 2011 until 2018 he has lectured in Rodchenko’s Art School in Moscow on the topic of technologic basics of interactive arts. Kasich curates and produces critically acclaimed events and projects supported by residents of SA)) which include: an annual festival, exhibitions and international showcases. Since 2008 kasich’s artistic practice has focused on interactive and generative sound and multimedia art installations, performances and mixed media projects. Kasich also works as a composer and sound-producer across a broad spectrum of the performing arts from theatrical productions and performances to pop-music.