tribute to distler

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tribute to distler
This is a very personal work based on my previous machine learning performances called „Markov Chain“. Additional to the used markov chains, a statistics model to simulate decisions in computers based on a network of random decisions, I added a more powerful neuronal network, a simulation of neurons working in our brains in large numbers and there connections and trained that network with a work by Distler called Totentanz. The whole information was feed in the system, not only audio date, also images, notation, historical facts. This two very different approaches now generate in realtime a new version of Totentanz every time started. The controlling and rating of the results is done by recorded medical data during the traditional catholic funeral of my grandfather earlier 2016. So the information my body spreader during this funeral is controlling an unlimited amount of versions of this Totentanz as it differs in every performance very strongly, but never removes the spirit and darkness linked to Distlers original work.

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3 EU-PowerPlugs
We send a stereo sum from the stage with 2 6,33mm jacks. Connection to projection can be HDMI or VGA.
Bright projection is important. Minimal resolution 1280*720.
Please provide an audio system with subbass!

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  • Generative
  • Experimental Electronics

Germany Tübingen


LPM 2017 Amsterdam
LPM 2017 Amsterdam
Friday, 19 May 2017 | 01:25 > 01:47
RADION Amsterdam | Upper Room | Amsterdam, Netherlands

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