The Sound Poster 1.0 is our first experiment in which we try to mix digital with analog or the other way together. The biggest reason is that the 'experience' is considerably larger. Digital installations / projects / apps are often linked to a screen / tablet and that means that for example the environment or material (tactility) play a minimal role while these aspects a large role have on our experience. The Sound Poster is the first experiment with what you can do with a poster (print) in combination with technology (digital). In this case, we uses the open source technology and software Arduino and is connected with conductive copper ink. When the resistance changes, the sound changes with: soft touch gives a different sound than hard on the poster prints. The sound is now based on a synthesizer sound, we are now working on a sequel in which the sound is more based on real classical instruments.
We got inspired by Kandinsky his music theory; music was very important for him and most of his work is based on music.
The Sound Poster is developed together with David van Gemeren.