Sound calligraphies are hand-drawn voices which can be sonificated.

Based on spectrograms of spoken words a calligraphic sign system is created. The calligraphies become audible during a live performance.

Spectrograms of words become hand-drawn sound calligraphies.
During the sonification of the hand drawings, speech sound becomes audible - the drawing turns into an artificial voice.

Apart from the poetic-performative aspect of “drawing voices”, the constructing role of the brain during speech perception becomes apparent.


technics:
In the live performance the calligraphies are filmed and sonificated by an
inverse fast fourier transformation.




 

 



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