This month, lifepatch organized a DIY noisemaker workshop. We called it Atari Punk Console – Tiger 0.1 Workshop since we will teach how to build a modified circuit called Atari Punk Console (APC). APC itself is a modification from a circuit called Stepped Tone Generator. It uses a single 556 dual timer IC and named named “Atari Punk Console” (APC) by Kaustic Machines crew because its “low-fi” sounds resemble classic Atari console games from the 1980s, with a square wave output similar to the Atari 2600.
During my visit in Toluca Mexico, I met a musician who called himself nomusiqdesigners. He was attending my pd workshops in Art Faculty of Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. During our meetings we exchanges information and found something in common in music preference. AUTECHRE!
Retroalimentation project was started from mi hermano Luis Hernandes Galvan, told me that there’s a possibility for 4 of us to present Digital Art from South East Asia. The invitation came from Faculty de Artes of Universidad Autonoma Estadio de Mexico (UAEM) – Faculty of Art UAEM in Toluca, Mexico. So, the project started with Luis, Anne-Marie Schleiner , Debbie Ding and me to give a series of workshops and exhibition in Toluca, Mexico.
In April 2012, lifepatch participated in geekfest 2012 that was held in Bandung Indonesia. geekfest is a festival for community that working in technology. The festival is more of a public style festival, where people from various backgrounds came to see the displays of every participating communities. During our participation for this festival we displayed ‘microtransformer’ installation, a simple display of tropical fruit process (from IB:SC project) with a little artistic touch to attract the audiences in general. The responds was quite aggressive. :)
The last activities that we did in National Art Gallery Malaysia was a group performance. We did a collaborative performance with experimental audiovisual composition using and create a stage in the National Art Gallery Hall. We’re not the only one who performed, Goh Lee Kwang, Space Gambus Experiment and So Sound were also take turns giving amazing audiovisual performance at that night.
During an event called Tropis//Subsonics, we organized a joint workshop together with Robin Fox. He is an artist and musician working with interactive audiovisual using synchronized laser with his music. The workshop session was divided in to 2 session where the first session was started with Robin showing how he able to synchronized a laser projection with his music using Max/MSP. After showing some examples, Robin continued with giving a workshop on creating sound oscillators using Max/MSP.
Alt Lab meeting is a series of presentations of alternative laboratory that works in art, science and technology related fields. This session is part of Mal Au Pixel 05 – Signal From The South 2010, Paris, France.
Moderator: Nathalie Magnan with: Okno | Karen Dermineur – Trias Culture | Marion Louisgrand – Ker Thiossane | Alexandre Korber – TMPLab | Andreas Siagian – HONF | Agnès Le Foulgoc – CRAS | Crealab | ReFarm the City | Genova – DakarLug | Mowoso | Nathalie Aubret – Pixelache Network | Julien Ottavi – Apo33