Woman Blue – Elevate

Remember the Yarnadelic Remixes 0.1 project mentioned a few posts back? Today I want to announce the amazing commission produced by the artist Lorna Hamilton-Brown as part of this project. Lorna‚Äôs new work – Woman Blue – Elevate – is a powerful creative response to our work with punch-cards for music-boxes, and to our research […]

Limitations

Componium punch-card with the light filtering through the punched-notes (holes) and lots of grid space where there are no holes.

One of many things which makes listening to music so beautiful is space around the notes. The rests, the pauses, the silence, in which pitches and rhythms sound, hang, resonate. On our punch-cards for our componiums, such space shows up as unpunched card, and you get loads of areas where nothing happens. Against the gridded […]