artwork
Soul
Sound installation
2022
In electron double-slit interference experiments, scientists discovered that electrons interfere with themselves. However, when they tried to observe, the interference disappeared, as if the electrons knew whether they were observing. These findings have sparked debate about whether electrons are conscious. Although this statement has not yet been confirmed, it triggers a broader imagination of the relationship between consciousness, soul and electrons.
In this work, I created an automatic performance system that let radio signals could randomly drive the scales and rhythms of specific instruments. I tried to use this system to observe how electrons compose a soul style music. Further, through this method to verify whether soul are exist as electrons.
I design an electrostatic generator that in the shape of a vinyl player, and connect to a stainless steel ball as a device to absorb soul. When people approach the device, the electrons on their body will be attracted by static electricity, or even get an electric shock. Then, the nearby inductors will receive the electric current, and the signal would trigger instruments sound. If there are no person in the space, inductors would receive the electromagnetic waves in the environment and send into the automatic performance system in the same way.
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在電子雙縫干涉實驗中,科學家發現電子會產生干涉作用。但在他們試圖觀測時干涉現象就會消失,彷彿電子知道自己是否正在被觀測。這樣的發現引發了人們對於電子是否擁有意識的討論,儘管這個說法尚未被證實,卻讓人對意識、靈魂與電子之間的關係有更大的想像空間。
在這件作品中,我創建了一個自動演奏系統,讓無線電訊號可以隨機驅動特定樂器的音階和節奏。我嘗試利用這個系統來觀察電子如何創造靈魂風格的音樂。 進一步地,透過這種方法來驗證靈魂是否以電子的形式存在。
同時,我設計了一個靜電裝置,它的形狀像黑膠唱片機一樣,並連接到不銹鋼球作為吸收靈魂的裝置。當人們接近該設備時,身上的電子會被靜電吸引,甚至觸電。附近的電感器將接收到電流,觸發樂器發出聲音。如果空間內沒有人,感應器也會接收環境中的電磁波,並以相同的方式傳送到自動表演系統。
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