Made was a project connecting emerging designer and artists to learn both hard and soft skills in cultural production. Below is a recap of the project by participant Samantha Bite. The project kick-off began the beginning of June with a number of full day workshops to allow the six young artists and designers to get […]
It was an intimate setting for Jesse Stewart’s solo percussion performance at CUAG last Saturday afternoon. A hushed crowd gathered in the gallery space where David Rokeby’s interactive sound installation Very Nervous System is currently set up and Stewart, a local percussionist, curator, visual artist, and professor at Carleton University, entranced us with his improvised beats for the better part of an hour.
Not sympathy in the sentimental sense. Sympathetic vibration has nothing to do with the personal or emotional. For Helmholtz, it meant transduction of energy, resonance induced in a body – a room, a building, a glass, an eyeball – by an external force. At its resonant, or natural, frequency a body ceases to dampen energy […]