[microsound] Exit Through the Gift Shop

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Wed Feb 16 06:18:20 EST 2011

there are many examples for sonic 'graffiti-style' interventions out there, just to name a few with different approaches/techniques:

'little helpers' by will schrimshaw:

'touched echo' by markus kison

'Transphere' by Pierre-Laurent Cassière

'radio ballet' by ligna

'sonic tag workshop series' by nextlab

'Earworm Assault Devices' by fur


best, carsten

Am 16.02.2011 um 11:42 schrieb Bernhard Living:

> Dear Hans,
> This is a very beautiful and effective installation, and as you said, the sound of the card was able to cut through the background noise of the traffic. Graffiti art has always had a slightly ‘naughty’ if not illegal aspect to it. It’s also fairly low cost (the price of a spray can). Your sound intervention certainly fits into that way of doing things.
> Regards,
> Bernhard
> On 16 Feb 2011, at 10:03, hans w. koch wrote:
>> i did a piece with a greeting card sound chip, which i mounted in a public trashcan in budapest with a little circuitry, so that it would play "fuer elise" when somebody threw something into the trashcan.
>> http://www.hans-w-koch.org/installations/thankyou.html
>> even if it was on a very busy street, the crisp and chirpy sound would always come thru :-)
>> hans
>> www.hans-w-koch.net
>> Am 16.02.2011 um 00:55 schrieb microsound-request at or8.net:
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>>> A low cost, low risk entry point might be those digital audio chips that are prevalent these days in record-your-own-greeting cards. Or the plethora of preschool toys that do something similar. 
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