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Granular Synthesis «Model 5»
Granular Synthesis, «Model 5», 1994 – 1996
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Granular Synthesis «Model 5»Granular Synthesis «Model 5»

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Edition / Production: Mike Stubbs (Hull Time Based Arts), PYRAMEDIA Vienna

 Granular Synthesis
«Model 5»

»Between 1994–96 Granular Synthesis focused on training their machine/system on two different human models. For «MODELL 5» (butitled MotionControl) and »MODELL X« (subtitled Sweetheart) Hentschläger and Langheinrich worked with the head/face/voice of Akemi Takeya, a Japanese dancer, singer, and performance artist. [...] Their machine is primarily a device for islolating or dislocating a model’s appearance and behaviour from the cause and effect logic of cinemat, television, video, music, and our perceptual experience of ‹full motion› life itself. [...] Through granulation, relentless repetition and the rolling, enveloping or cyclical recombination and layering and compression and with each of thousands of edit-point, high-frequency staccato image and sound perforation [...].«

(source: Tom Sherman, «The development and applications of a perpetual moment machine», in: Granular Synthesis, Noise Gate M6, MAK Vienna a. o., 1998, pp. 29f.)