W3RGBV
   

web installation by Paweł Janicki

W3RGBV
   

web installation by Paweł Janicki

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W3RGBV is a web version our installation RGB: Ray Gun Beam Virus presented at the exhibition Alternating. Direct. Shifting: AC/DC/IT. Like the first version, it reproduces (or basically reverses) the idea of Ray Gun Virus – an installation from 1966 by American artist Paul Sharits.

W3RGBV uses a camera and a microphone, the application must be allowed to access both interfaces. This also means that the installation needs a device with a camera and microphone.

The camera image is split into colour components that shift horizontally by a certain distance depending on the volume of sound captured by the microphone. With loud sounds there is also additional image modulation – let’s say it’s a old-school TV effect.

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