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Sound Bending – Talking Bodies Quantum Sound Suits

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Abstract

The QuantumSound Suits are an innovative technological solution for creating sounds from movement. Made in collaboration with contortionists, a multidisciplinary team designed custom body-painted silicone suits embedded with flexible sensors. A healing sound artist mapped the tones of the eleven sensors to movement, animating the physical motion and providing sonic feedback of body’s position. This is an exploration of real-time movement notation and human activity recognition of body location in space.

Keywords

  • human activity recognition
  • wearables
  • sonification
  • performance
  • Arduino
  • dance
  • transdiscliplinary collaboration

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Neidlinger, K., Ju, W. (2014). Sound Bending – Talking Bodies Quantum Sound Suits. In: Marcus, A. (eds) Design, User Experience, and Usability. User Experience Design for Diverse Interaction Platforms and Environments. DUXU 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8518. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07626-3_56

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