Charmaine Qiu-LookingOutwards 04

The Prelude in ACGT is a project created by Pierry Jaquillard where he used his own DNA to generate music by utilizing the chromosomes 1 to 22 and XY. Believing that DNA is the core structure of nature, Pierry wanted to experiment with his own personal code.

The project was created through JavaScript, and he generated midi signals that was passed into Ableton Live, a music sequencer, to play the sounds. The project was displayed on 4 ipads and a phone, where the phone is used to change tempo and arrangement. I found this project really interesting since it celebrated the nature of human beings and creating art through biology could become a direction of art in the future. 

A video explaining the Prelude in ACGT project

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