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Yvon Bonenfant
The Visceral Voice Touched Inside and Out
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Artistic director and principle investigator. Work now forms the crux of a number of subsequent funding applications and project funding. Involved conceptual and R&D work toward developing five installations that conjoin audience-generated vocalisation, touch and interactive sonics, visuals and tactile surfaces. Development team includes three voice, speech or sound scientists, a textile artist/engineer, a robotics expert, two coders, a spatial designer and a sound artist. Voice-reactive textiles: https://vimeo.com/user11454389/review/125864190/93e6284be1 Voice-reactive textile kinetic chrysalid prototype: https://vimeo.com/user11454389/review/130812855/264a2b8e35 Fingers talking as if they were vocal tracts: https://vimeo.com/user11454389/review/125868102/537c241822 Ultrasound tactile voice array: https://vimeo.com/user11454389/review/125864192/25cbdd7107 Project has led to partnerships with Cheltenham Festivals, South Bank Centre Royal Festival Hall, Sage Gateshead, Turner-Sims/Hansard Gallery and Wiltshire Music Centre.
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