The collaborative project Klang-Raum-Skulptur (Sonic Sculptures) enables an intimate and secure listening space. Within this space listeners are connected through a common experience of immersive sound. At its core, the audio-visual installation is an extremely powerful spatial intervention: It reorganizes sonic, social and physical space. With the help of a hidden camera the audience's movements trigger patterns on a firmament of 96 independent LED`s. The inside wakes ritualistic associations of sweat lodges, caves or the night sky. Within the installation you can experience sound in a spatial continuum. Utilizing an ambisonics sound system, sound can move infinitely far away or come intimately close: it moves around, as well as above or right through you. Led by your ears, you’re encouraged to explore your inner and outer space in which sound appears as a physical entity.
The installation was initiated by Paul Mede who developed the spatial concept. Attracted by the sculpture’s ideal form for the use of Ambisonics sound spatialization, Sven König (sCrAmBled?HaCkZ!), joined the project and installed the Ambisonics system inside the dome. For the installation the composers Frank Bretschneider, Julius Holtz and Richard Scott create 3-dimensional sound pieces.
Funded by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin, KEF and KOMA Elektronik