Konkretizator is an interactive art installation that allows visitors to create their own audiovisual music. Musical form, which occurs direct participation of the audience, relying on the principles of “concrete music” presented by eminent composer Pierre Schaeffer in Paris, 60 years ago. These principles are reflected in the specific method of music composing, which involves the use of the recorded sound from real environment. Development of digital technology, electronic devices and computers, has led us to high level of sound/video manipulation ability. That fact prompts many artists around the world to engage in audiovisual experiments on order to create multimedia pieces.
By pressing buttons on the specific reorganized keyboard, audience trigger sounds and video shots. Every button has their own video and linked sound. Keyboard buttons order are similar with the windows witch are made from semi-transparent plexiglas panels. Panels are hanging between keyboard and video projector in rear mode of projecting. Speakers are in the front.
Ones you press the button from the left side of keyboard, triggered sound and video start to show in specific time intervals, in the loop, every time in the same window. By pressing another button, you can add another sound/video in the arrangement, in the cycle, as well. Frequency of looped sounds/video is created with music/metric sense, letting audience to create music even if they aren’t musicians. Sounds/videos have different loop intervals, and they’r fixed by author.
“Visemedijska Umetnost” (“Multimedia Arts”)
Gallery: Paviljon Cvijeta Zuzoric (ULUS), Belgrade, Serbia
Gallery: Gallery of National Bank of Serbia
Gallery: Umjetnicki Paviljon (ULUCG), Podgorica, Montenegro