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Etching + sound

Lance Olsen describes using the copper plates from his dry point engravings to produce sounds for his audio work for drouin/olsen.

I get the idea he's done using the plates for printing, and is now using them solely to produce sounds. But doesn't it seem like an ideal medium for making sound and image simultaneously? It combines the intimate scale of work on paper with the potential to create significant sound–without needing to resort to a contact mic. Since the image isn't fully realized until it's printed, it would pair nicely with recording the sounds for later playback rather than performing live.

— Linda Hutchins, June 24, 2012 / Research / previous / next

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