oknopublic#3 | participants background information
haraldur karlsson, audio visual artist from Reykjavik, Iceland, was studying and living in Holland and Denmark, travelled between America, Europe and Iceland as a cook on a ship, did a lot of performances and video concerts and is the initiator of the little solar system, project starte in 2000 and running till 2020.
Little Solar system, Rhythm of our little solar system. multi-media art project in progress, which commenced in 2000 and continues till 2020. Little Solar system started initially as an audio performance with homemade controllers and high hats, but has since developed into quarto -phonics at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music) in Amsterdam during the summer of 2002, and has now advanced into real time Video 3D, wireless midi controllers and 6 speakers .
The real-time interactive audio/video/3D performance is focusing on the rhythmical signals produced by our own little solar system. Chancing the speed of time, signals and placement of present, using human body controllers gives the experiment vision of yet another dimension. Hardcore facts are mixed with fantasy and limit of one mans artistic movements and programming skills. The performance. As a work in progress based project, things can always go to unexpected areas. The Little Solar system is prepared. Technically the performance is programmed in Max/MSP/Jitter and DIEM wireless midi costume using analogue body sensors, bend and pressure. Duration of performance is about 30minutes. It might extent into installation.