Artist Statement + Video Documentation + Prototype Demo

Artificial Respiratory Artist Statetment Artificial respiratory is a metaphor for energy being transmitted from human to the nature through breath. When energy is received, the mechanical flower would bloom and emit sounds as a reaction to human as being ‘energized’. As for the sounds, sorry human, they’re only for the greens. It may not produce sounds…

Synthesized Landscape – Statement – Michael Importico

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/94611399″>SynthesizedLandscape</a&gt; from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/michaeltristan”>Michael Importico</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> My final work, Synthesized Landscape is a multi-media installation currently on exhibit in the Miller Gallery, on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. It is a barren synthesized landscape of glass, metal light and sound. This work is both a reaction to and an exploration of synthesized nature.  As…

Artist Statement

For my first two years of college, I was a student in an intense pre-medicine program.  It was in this culture that I learned to be a college student, and I quickly learned to focus only on myself.  I realized that I should be constantly absorbed in my own work and that if I let…

Technical Issues/Documentation

The main issue I am having with my project is trying to find the most effective form of technology to communicate the sound to the listener. My original idea was to use QR codes and place them around the site so that people could find them, scan them with their smartphones, and stop and listen…

Conceptual Overview + Site Reflection [Miles]

Overview This site-specific work builds on lessons learned from the New Clinic for Sensory Vitality event held last Saturday. In the clinic, one of the sensory treatments was a blind sound massage inside a human-sized bubble. This experience was immersive – but accommodating a series of patients was challenging as it takes five minutes to…

Artificial Respiratory – Overview + Site visit

Title: Artificial Respiratory Abstract/Overview: An interactive sound installation that explores human behaviors’ effect on nature. The piece took artificial respiratory as a metaphoric form of human transmitting energy to the nature. People would need to blow into medical air mask so as to send their energy to the mechanical flowers. When energy is received, the…