Tesla’s Apotheosis (Architecture & Sound)
Jean-Michel Crettaz – slapHQ.com
F. Myles Sciotto – soCinematic.com
Stoicheia, is an immersive installation focusing on the making of a synthetic ecology and informing the process of architecture using sound. After the reception of enigmatic radio signals in 1899, Tesla began work for many years to perfect the receiving and transmitting equipment that was needed to better pick up and translate his aural discoveries. Stoicheia explores similar notions of Telsa’s Aether using specific data feeds and scanning techniques to create a dynamic spatial soundscape drawing upon an experience of immediacy, and ephemeral interplay between the agencies that maintain a continuously self-adaptive sonic and physical environment.
The Stoicheia project presents a sound-essay conceived as a sonic work informing a spatial light and sound experience. The work originates and embodies a variety of fascinating energy to matter, and matter to energy relationships. Inspired by Tesla’s convictions to listen into deep space reminds us of the necessity to sound far beyond our perceived boundaries and the preparedness to engage with the unknown and barely perceivable.
• Acadia 2014
• ACM MM 2014