I can hear your heart beating

Interactive sound installation during Fylkingen 80 years anniversary at Musikmuseet in Stockholm, 2013.

YEAR: 1996/2013
TECHNOLOGY: Telemetric equipment, two speakers, electrodes and amplifier

The interactive sound installation is based on heartbeats and on an encounter between two people. In this work the silent becomes heard and the importance of interaction is emphasized. Three electrodes are placed on the participators breast. The heartbeats of the participators are transmitted through separate speakers. After a few seconds the heartbeats of the participants synchronize for a while, until they found their own rhythm again. An intimate meeting between their hearts take place.

In cooperation with

Bertil Nordström, researcher at Arbetslivsinstitutet in Umeå

For more information

Fylkingen 80 years – Festival
Installation view from the Music and Theater museum in Stockholm.

Photographer first image: Ulrik Kautsky © 2014

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