Artist Marc de Pape creates a call-and response windchime using 18 sensors to absorb ambient noise and play back a responsive sound to listeners. via designboom.
Inspired by Georg Simmel’s notion of the Blasé (an indifference towards the difference between things), I set out to explore the relationship between sensing technology and the routines of everyday life. I feel the city is all too commonly represented by abstract systems and maps, a tendency driven by a reductionist pursuit of efficiency, and one which ignores the idiosyncrasies occurring on street level. This is the noise: