Inside one of the Synchronicity exhibit’s most striking brand-new audiovisual works.
Showing as part of Synchronicity, United Visual Artists’ biggest exhibit to date, Chromatic is an immersive audiovisual work commissioned by 180 Studios that checksout the relationship inbetween frequencies of noise and colour. Inspired by chromeosthesis, a type of synesthesia where noise stimulates impressions of colour, shape and motion, Chromatic is developed with softwareapplication that enables author Daniel Junior Thibaut to play the setup like a visual instrument.
“The concept for the setup draws motivation from how our cognitive systems regularly intertwine our senses,” UVA co-founder Matt Clark informs Fact in our next print problem. “Throughout history, visual artists, musical authors, and researchers haveactually drawn parallels inbetween colour and noise. It’s a well-explored field however something we desired to checkout evenmore.”
In this video, Thibault and UVA’s Jon Skerrit speak to us more about how Chromatic works and the concepts behind the musical structure. Synchronicity is open upuntil 17 December, 2023 and includes brand-new works Polyphony, Ensemble and Present Shock II (a fresh partnership with Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja) as well as freshly developed variations of