As a sounddesigner and musician I always experience music as something very tangible. Almost in the same degree as experiencing a landscape. But sound always remains something ungraspable. I got fascinated by the Chladni patterns. They visualise resonance patterns of sound in a miraculous way. Salt or a similar substance is poured on a thin metal plate that is resonating on a clear tone. Every tonefrequency has it’s own specific symetrical organic drawing that appears. The device used is called a Chladni plate. During my research I built several. I made the process of transformation within the drawing on the Chladni plate threedimensional inspired by CT scan technology. A piece of sound is now spatially recorded.Ricky van Broekhoven
Every soundbit will have it’s own characteristic scultpture. What will your favourite melody look like? The results of this study consists of a 3d print of a soundbit of approx. 400-600hz and a handmade model of tulip wood of approx. 550-600hz.