LO: Sound Art

I found a creative coder named Rino Petrozziello, who uses Pure Data (Pd) to create algorithmic music. This language that the artist uses allows coders to create graphical data structures, making it easier to edit and control the code. I enjoyed one of his compositions called Insomnia(2017). The music, generated by data flow, actually reminds me of actual string instruments. I admire Petrozziello’s work because, besides the sonic experience, he also creates visual representations of the sound. The viewers can witness the data flowing in real-time and what each control unit does to alter the sound. Additionally, I was impressed by how the artist can use computer algorithms to convey complex human emotions. 

This image depicts the graphical structure, as the music plays.

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