Australia: “Painting Converted to Music in World-First Art and Sound Project at State Library of New South Wales”


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From ABC Radio (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

A world-first project opening in Sydney this week will translate artwork into musical compositions — turning the visual data into notes and allowing paintings to be heard.

The project, 80Hz: Sound Lab, was developed by architect Thomas Wing-Evans in collaboration with the State Library of New South Wales.

“The project is basically turning images into music,” said Mr Wing-Evans, who was awarded a digital innovation fellowship by the library.

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Video: An Exhibition at the State Library of NSW is Translating Paintings Into Sounds (via ABC)

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