Sound calligraphies are hand-drawn voices which can be sonificated. Based on spectrograms of spoken words a calligraphic sign system is created. The calligraphies are getting sonificated during a live performance. Thus, speech sound becomes audible - the drawing turns into an artificial voice.

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

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





 

 



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