Designing Club Culture: Audio-Visual Sculptures / by Maya Pruitt

I’d Like to Change the World by Ten Years After

This is a pretty literal visual, but I wanted to create a distortion to an image over time. The guitar parts without percussion and the airy sound of the vocalist inspired me to create something with a gooey movement.

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing by Stevie Wonder

My visual interpretation of this song is very colorful to evoke an upbeat mood.

Link to p5.js sketch.

My Generation by The Who

For this last sculpture I struggled with executing what I imagined. The lyrics of the song struck me, as well as its call and response structure. I feel like it lends itself to an interactive piece. I wanted to play with the idea of stopping the song after the lead sings and it would only continue after the user responds (clicks button, maybe). I also think it would be interesting if the words (from user input) appeared during the response segments, these would represent what users consider their “generation”.

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