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Aural Skin - Interactive Audiovisual Installation by Alex Halka

Aural Skin – Interactive Audiovisual Installation by Alex Halka

Artist statement:

“Aural Skin” an interactive Audiovisual Art Installation that represents my journey from sound to image and finally to object (Embroidery & Fluorescent Laser Graffiti).
The installation was produced for kinema ikon “k49 series” and it was displayed in April 2019 for a month at the Art Museum of Arad, Romania.


The installation is made out of three parts:

Interactive Audio Visual realtime generator:
A kinect xbox sensor is used to capture body motion that further operates an 8 voice polyphonic audio synthesizer. Sound and image are created simultaneously.

Initially I developed a prototype of this system, to be used in the theatre. My objective was to create unique choreography, image and music in a visceral, emotional manner.

Audio embroidery:
Embroidery generated by vectorising images of sound or by modulating pictures with raw oscillators.

Audio Graffiti:
The Fluorescent Graffiti is created by driving a laser with sound, projecting the light beams on a fluorescent surface. Audio is generated in Pure Data. (the Pure Data patch is developed by Derek Holzer from

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