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Watch Elsa Garmire’s pioneering laser show from 1972 – futuristic and expressive even now

Forget that cheesy Pink Floyd stuff from the planetarium. Scientist Elsa Garmire used optic chops to make lasers into a real instrument – and her work holds up today. Sound and light artist and researcher Derek Holzer spotted this one; don’t miss his vector work and other synesthetic studies. It’s not a new article, but … Continue reading Watch Elsa Garmire’s pioneering laser show from 1972 – futuristic and expressive even now

Hear nature’s secret sounds with Kai Lab’s Laser Microphone

The concept of laser microphones is mostly connotated with surveillance and spying, but as is usually the case, a team of artists have turned the concept into a creative exploration. London-based Kai Lab has developed its Laser Microphone as a device to listen into the thousands of sounds that surround us at every moment, but … Continue reading Hear nature’s secret sounds with Kai Lab’s Laser Microphone

Inside the immersive kinetic laser sound world of Christopher Bauder, Robert Henke

Light and sound, space and music – Christopher Bauder and Robert Henke continue to explore immersive integrated AV form. Here’s a look into how they create, following a new edition of their piece Deep Web. Here’s an extensive interview with the two artists by EventElevator, including some gorgeous footage from Deep Web. Deep Web premiered … Continue reading Inside the immersive kinetic laser sound world of Christopher Bauder, Robert Henke