rainbow resonance study (three variables)
animated gif from three performances for scanner
i moved five clumps of multi colored thread across my scanner with the intention of keeping the rate of movement along the x-axis identical to the rate of movement of the scanner head, while moving up and down the y-axis at variable speeds while the scanner was recording. the resulting three stills were then animated.
note: while i realize the idea of a (process-oriented) “performance scan” might seem a little silly/eye-rolly, that’s exactly how i’ve been thinking of them—as performances that are recorded by a scanner. i think they’re related to a lot of the sound research i’ve been doing lately. as usual, no idea really what this is, or where it’s going yet. :)
UPDATE: This GIF was acquired by Museum Nerd. Thanks MNerd!