Sunday, November 27, 2011

How flood led to digital art innovation at Coda Arts

The Journal (UK) - More than eight years ago, a flood hit Peter McAdam's flat, ruining many of his old photos. All the same, once he'd fished them out, he couldn’t take his eyes off them.

“I scanned them into the computer, because I was fascinated by the textures”, he said. “I did a series of films on them in 2007, and then I started thinking that it might be great if the images could somehow be sparked off by sound.”

McAdam has been working on the concept for Coda Arts for four years. The idea is to create a collage of images that react to sound. The user uploads certain background images, and as noises play, these images pop up around and on top of each other, creating a bubbling, flowing picture.  Read more.

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