Elektropoesia investigates relationships between sound and video, creating a combined artistic expression with both layers being of equal importance.
Sound and video are independent layers, but share a way of dealing with intensity, time, periodic and aperiodic rhythms. Shifting intensities of sound and video combines into a audio-visual counter-point.
The video is a seamless loop of approx. 7 minutes duration, while sound, generated algorithmically using Max/MSP, moves through a series of states in 19 minutes. The difference in duration cause them to create ever-new combinatorial patterns.
Two projectors were used for the video (2048×240 pixels, 8×0.9 meters). Underneath the video a row of 16 loudspeakers are used for sound, spatialised using ambisonics. The speaker setup creates a physical sensation of planar sound waves passing by and through the spectator at great speed.