Perspection (with M Biederman)

Site-Specific Multichannel Interactive Audiovisual installation
Custom hardware, custom software, computers, projectors, loudspeakers, hypersonic speakers

Created in collaboration with Matthew Biederman


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Perspection is an audiovisual installation exploring the perception of space through the use of projection on a series of specifically oriented projection surfaces and spatialized audio. Trompe l’oiel has been used throughout the history of image making in order to transport the viewer outside their physical location in the same way that contemporary CGI and virtual reality propose experiences outside one’s body or the virtual transportation of the viewer through technology. On the contrary, Perspection seeks to embed the physical experience of perception in place and create a hyperawareness of the act of perception versus a disembodiment or virtual screen space by correlating screen space with physical space.

Perspection examines the sound-image relationships from synchronicity to independence of visual and sonic cues of perception through a series of generative audiovisual compositions. Through the use of multistable imagery and sonics the barrier between the physical and screen spaces are modulated between distinct and blurred, heightening the act of perception.

Co-produced by:

Crossed Lab and Le Cube Numérique

Created through residencies at:
Le Cube Center for Digital Creation (Issy-les-Moulineaux, FR)
Bandit-Images (Bourges, FR)

Made Possible through the support of:
Canadian Arts Council
Crossed Lab
Centre National de Cinema
Region Rhone-Alpes
Culture 2013 Program of the European Union

Special thanks to Christoph Limbach