The Robot Versus Future artist collective constructed a MIDI Synthesizer out of Televisions for
That year's art theme was "Cargo Cult", we believed that we could generate a meaningful, and simultaneously playful, interactive art installation to be exhibited in the Pavilion. The RVF philosophy is fascinated with the antiquated machine, the borderline obsolete, thus we are dragging these arcane CRT TVs into the present to coalesce with modern technology. We believe we can redefine these obsolete objects, by making them useful again
We got all of the TVs and cords we needed!
We built the interface!
The artists of RVF have been dabbling and tinkering with electronics since 2010. We are good at breaking stuff, making noises, and keeping audiences wondering. Most of the time we rely on 2nd-hand or recycled materials for our pieces, sourcing our raw goods from the Craigslist "FREE"
You may be thinking "Wow, that last paragraph was really loaded with a lot of links to Transmedia performances." Well, we think you are rather
Robot Versus Future has been developing and deconstructing electronic instruments for their own performances for many years. We are ready to develop for a wider
The piece is intended to evoke nostalgia for the past, reminiscent of a glitchy space ship monitoring system. The installation and interaction will poke at a vintage, or stylized, perception of the future, while acknowledging that there is no way to understand what the future may look like, or what it may be capable of.
PROOF OF CONCEPT:
RVF has already prototyped a MIDI TV
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