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Heike Kaltenbrunner – About life and death of neutron stars and TVsets

26 August 2008 11:00 – 29 August

Catalyst Arts and SARC present…

As part of Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, 24-29th August and in conjunction with the International Computer Music Conference
Tues 26th- Friday 29th
11am – 7pm

Heike Kaltenbrunner – About life and death of neutron stars and TVsets

Loops of pulsar-signals- transposed to the frequencies of the audible spectrum- as well as the live stream of a radio telescope are assigned to a multiple speaker scenario. The signals are split and also fed to tube monitors which interpret them as horizontal and vertical lines. The sounds of the ‘dead’ stars thus generate pictures and slowly destroy the cathode tubes and burn the screen- until they end with a last flash.

 

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