This Art Project Explores Wind and Sound using Motors and Sensors
Thanks so much to Joao Costa for sending in his art project titled and the wind was like the regret for what is no more that uses sensors to explore the relationship between sound and wind.
The work explores the interaction of two invisible factors, sound and wind. It deals with the dialectics of scattered and shapeless coefficients that cannot be seen, but have an intrinsic need of existence, of being, and nothing more. To articulate these elements is to deal with the unknown, the unpredictable. It is a failed attempt to tame them, as they have an urge for expression. Gabriele d’Annunzio have said about the meaning of the wind, in a passage that named the present work:
‘And the wind was like the regret for what is no more, like the anxiety of creatures not yet formed, laden with memories, swollen with forebodings, made up of wounded souls and useless wings.’
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