December 24, 2013 AT 2:00 am

Lisa Park’s “Eunoia” Transforms Brainwaves Into Sound

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Via OMNI Reboot, Lisa Park’s Eunoia uses brainwave sensing to manipulate water with sound. From her website:

“Eunoia” is a performance that uses my brainwaves — collected via EEG sensor– to manipulate the motions of water. It derives from the Greek word “ey” (well) + “nous” (mind) meaning “beautiful thinking”. EEG is a brainwave detecting sensor. It measures frequencies of my brain activity (Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, Theta) relating to my state of consciousness while wearing it. The data collected from EEG is translated in realtime to modulate vibrations of sound with using software programs. EEG sends the information of my brain activity to Processing, which is linked with Max/MSP to receive data and generate sound from Reaktor.

“eunoia” (about the process) from Lisa Park on Vimeo.

See more at thelisapark.com


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