Curious birds wandered through the streets of Besançon for the Bien Urbain festival. The Woodpeckers, these funny piverts who react to electromagnetic waves, played a strange score in the city. This is Marco Barotti’s interactive project: transcribing the waves generated by our mobile communication devices into sound and visual rhythms, and making the public aware of the presence of these invisible radiations …
Bien Urbain 9
2 weeks : from 8th to 23rd June 2019
Associateartist : Hyuro (ES)
12 invited artists : Hyuro (ES), Anaïs Florin (FR), Benedetto Bufalino (FR), Caroline Pageaud (FR), Fernando Abellanas (ES), Jan Vormann (ALL), Komplex Kapharnaüm (FR), Marco Barotti (IT), Mohamed El Ghacham (ES/MA), Nelio (FR), Thomas Lateur (FR), Une bonne masse solaire (FR)
His work focuses on sound waves and moving installations engines. Marco Barotti is inspired by consumer goods to build a post-technological imaginary world. His approach is eminently poetic in that it aims to make sound and movement perceptible to the underlying vibrations of our everyday environment, allowing the audience to fully come into contact with this hidden dimension.Here and there, curious birds play a strange game. This is Marco Barotti’s interactive project presented here : transcribing the invisible radiation generated by our mobile communication devices into sound and visual rhythms… Do these funny little birds want to send us a message?
William Henrion, Kristina Borhes