AUGURY : an interface for generating soundscapes inspired by ancient divination

Juan C Duarte Regino

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

  • Year: 2023
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Track: Work in Progress
  • Pages: 600–603
  • Article Number: 87
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Abstract:

This paper presents the development of a multichannel sound installation about atmospheric processes. This instrument is an example of taking inspiration from ancient cultures for NIME design, and of sensing weather to extend the perception of the performer, who also then becomes a listener of atmospheric processes. The interface channels dynamics found in the atmosphere: wind's force and direction, air quality, atmospheric pressure, and electromagnetism. These sources are translated into sound by mapping sensor data into a multichannel sonification composition. The paper outlines the artistic context and expands on its interaction overview.

Citation:

Juan C Duarte Regino. 2023. AUGURY : an interface for generating soundscapes inspired by ancient divination. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. DOI:

BibTeX Entry:

  @article{nime2023_87,
 abstract = {This paper presents the development of a multichannel sound installation about atmospheric processes. This instrument is an example of taking inspiration from ancient cultures for NIME design, and of sensing weather to extend the perception of the performer, who also then becomes a listener of atmospheric processes.  The interface channels dynamics found in the atmosphere: wind's force and direction, air quality, atmospheric pressure, and electromagnetism. These sources are translated into sound by mapping sensor data into a multichannel sonification composition. The paper outlines the artistic context and expands on its interaction overview.},
 address = {Mexico City, Mexico},
 articleno = {87},
 author = {Juan C Duarte Regino},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression},
 editor = {Miguel Ortiz and Adnan Marquez-Borbon},
 issn = {2220-4806},
 month = {May},
 numpages = {4},
 pages = {600--603},
 title = {AUGURY : an interface for generating soundscapes inspired by ancient divination},
 track = {Work in Progress},
 url = {http://nime.org/proceedings/2023/nime2023_87.pdf},
 year = {2023}
}