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Mariska de Groot

Proximity Music

10, 11, 12 September

Incidence of Light (2019)

Mariska de Groot uses optical sound as a medium to create immersive environments, where light and sound are one. Incidence of Light explores the possibilities of a single sculptural object and 360˚ light-to-sound scores. Using a selection of white LED’s, rotating masks and mirrors, different light frequencies peek through the small openings of a slowly rotating cylindrical graphical score, creating a light composition on the walls and possible objects (and visitors) in the room, while primitive cameras on top of the sculpture scan the patterns and make the rhythmic light / dark parts in the room audible. The translation from light to sound happens one on one.

You can experience this work as part of the Proximity Music tour. Find out more here.