Halloween Transmissions: Machine Listening from the Diary of Anaïs Nin

Background:

Context and Research:

A scene from ‘Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954)’ shows Anaïs Nin in her bird cage costume

Anaïs Nin and her bird cage costume:

Anaïs Nin in her bird cage costume at the ‘Come as Your Madness’ Halloween party.

Interaction Design:

Multiple projection mapped sequences of Kenneth Anger’s ‘Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome’.
A mannequin head with microphone representing ‘The Listening Machine’
A visitor ‘feeding’ the Listening Machine with an encoded audio file received on a mobile phone, and reading the corresponding decoded text on-screen.

Credits:

Additional Acknowledgements:

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(Sharathchandra Ramakrishnan) is a researcher and creative technologist across the fields of Machine Listening, AI and Auditory Cognition. Twitter: @Agentspock

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Sharath Chandra Ram

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(Sharathchandra Ramakrishnan) is a researcher and creative technologist across the fields of Machine Listening, AI and Auditory Cognition. Twitter: @Agentspock

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