Proposal for Singapore maker faire – the “Neobombe”

So some of my friends and I (our group has a name – “Art Makes Us“) decided to take part in the Maker Faire in Singapore this year. It will be held a primary school in Tampines sometime early July. Here is our project description: “Neobombe” is a scientific artwork based on the Turing machine …

The making of ‘The Synesthete’s Music Machine’

My ex-classmates and I have sometimes talked about doing art projects together outside of school while we were still at LASALLE. We even created our own logo and group name called “Art Makes Us” to reflect that we like to make art. A year after we graduated, even though we are all working then, we actually …

3D Audio Android App

I met Ted Chen and Phyo Ko Ko at the Singapore Mini-Maker Faire last week. They are behind this really cool Android app called “3D Audio” that allows you to listen to your music in 3D mode. You can control where you want your stereo sound to come from, two sound channels for left and …

Visiting artist – Curtis Roads

A visiting artist by the name of Curtis Roads came to my school last week to give a talk and perform a concert. He is an electronic music artist, being the first to implement granular sound processing in the digital domain, a method described as treating music like little grains of rice and composing with …

Make and share beautiful sound online

The Internet has shifted the power to produce and consume media content from the traditional big media conglomerates into the hands of ordinary people. In the area of music, websites like mixcloud and soundcloud are online platforms for people to share and distribute content, conveniently categorised into playlists or genres. Jango is another popular website for …

The Red Dot Design Museum

Did you know that Singapore hosts the world’s only other red dot design museum outside of Germany? I had the chance to visit the museum within the Red Dot Traffic Building along Maxwell Road last Friday. The admission ticket is $8. There are about 200 award winning product and visual communication designs that supposedly give …

“Interweave” – a Dance x Interactive Art collaboration at LASALLE

My seniors from the Interactive Art programme at LASALLE recently collaborated with dancers from the dance program to put on a show called “Interweave”. It was a successful show judging from comments from the dean of media arts and audience feedback. The interactive technology interweaved seamlessly with the dance choreography to produce an exciting and …