IMMERSIVE SOUND R&D

IKLECTIK - November 2020

ABOUT
In November 2020, Amoenus will temporarily install its new custom built 13.4 sound system (currently under construction) at London’s experimental art venue IKLECTIK for research and development.

The organisation will host four research project involving 3D sound, sound & movement interaction and embodied sound perception. The  participants will be given time and support to develop their research and will share  the result in a curated public showcase at IKLECTIK.


THE PROJECTS


CONTACT
info@amoenus.co.uk

BASS MUSIC AND DEAFNESS

BASS, HAPTICS & HEARING DISABILITIES

SUBPAC, AMOENUS and Troi Lee (Deaf Rave)  will form a special collaboration to research haptic technologies and bass frequencies in the context of hearing disabilities. The goal of the research is to learn more about how deaf people can enjoy and make music.

Six deaf participants will be invited to play with sound-making devices designed specifically to be enjoyed in the form of physical vibration through SUBPAC wearable haptic technologies and AMOENUS subwoofers. The participants will be given the stage of the closing showcase to lead an improvised performance for an audience.

ABOUT 
SUBPAC wearable solutions turn sound into vibrations that are physically felt in the body. The company actively works at grassroots level with producers & sound designers around the world to create, share, and promote a deeper connection to music & sound. The paralle project “Health & Bass” is a network that highlights, researches & explores how the physical experience of sound/music can optimize our emotional, physical and mental well-being.  

Troi Lee aka DJ Chinaman is the founder of Deaf Rave, a Deaf led music organisation.   They have been established since 2003, catering to Deaf communities in social events.  Deaf Rave organised dance music events specifically for deaf people - in these events, music is played with an increased amount of bass fequencies for it to be enjoyed physically. 

THE TEAM
Steve Snook & Stuart Hindmarch: SUBPAC - Haptic technologies
Christian Duka & Edward Griffiths: AMOENUS - Sound design
Troi Lee (Deaf Rave): Language Facilitator