Project: Variable 4

Translating live weather conditions into musical patterns.

by James Bulley and Daniel Jones

title: Variable 4
author: James Bulley and Daniel Jones
created: 2010
tags: weather, music, generative, installation

Variable 4 is an 8-speaker outdoor sound installation which translates weather conditions into musical patterns in real time. Using meteorological sensors connected to a custom software environment, the weather itself acts as conductor, navigating through a map of 24 specifically-written movements.

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