The Algorithm in the Forest is a multichannel video and sound installation that explores how natural systems have inspired algorithms that impact how we experience our daily lives.
Specialist sound engineer John shared his expert knowledge and experience of making lathe cut records, helping participants to create their own vinyl disc.
I’ve been describing the Toggler project to friends as like having guest ales at a pub. The architecture stays the same but the sensory element changes.
Nature knows nothing of bits, bytes, JAVA or C++ but expresses itself through things like hormones, pheromones and DNA.
Students from Newton Road School worked with Owl Project to discover natural movement patterns and their own Boid-like behaviour.
Edwina fitzPatrick The Archive of the Trees book explores whether climate change should be addressed culturally or scientifically.
Owl Project are spending time in Fineshade Wood exploring the forest floor, lifting up logs and looking under stones in search of ants, using cameras and software to visualize the routes taken by these creatures to allow for what seems like chaos to be rendered as pattern.
It was interesting to come across problems that aren’t ‘googleable’ since you apply techniques in a way they aren’t made for.
During Wild Learning: Human Theremin with Stuart Moore, participants created a collaborative piece using nature sounds altered by their own conscious and unconscious movement.
Join sound artist, musician and beatboxer Jason Singh for an exploration of pattern and repetition. This workshop will test how the aural and visual can work together, using sound sampling and visual loops, voices and elements of the surrounding woods.