As part of the Edith O Donnell Art and Technology building we announce a Cell Phone Opera: CELLPHONIA ATECEMAC
Contribute to the opera by phoning 1-972-696-7161 Talk or sing for 15 seconds or just hang up.
Cellphonia: ATECEMAC was formulated around the concept of moving through time before, during and on into the future in the new Edith O Donnell ATEC building at Univ. Texas at Dallas.
The participants are asked to “press” a number to answer one of the three questions:
Where is the new excitement in art and technology?
Where are you right now, in the ATEC building?
What is a story about ATEC’s past?
The automated server then puts their various responses into three
sound storage locations: Future-Now-Then.
The score reflects the decision of the participant with the caveat that each new call is placed at the very beginning of the piece in a prelude as all the older calls ripple down into the score to be played in a new time in the context of the re-rendered score. In this way the piece is completely recreated with each new phone call.
CELLPHONIA was developed by Scot Gresham-Lancaster and Steve Bull and is a collaboration between the ATEC Sound Design Research Initiative and the ATEC ArtSciLab.
To hear the CELLPHONIA ATECEMAC opera go to http://cellphonia.org/ATEC/