Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/89315
Type: Creative work
Title: Saatchi with Rhubarb (Mobile Phone Software Application)
Author: Haines, C.
Publisher: British Now Exhibition
Publisher Place: Adelaide
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: In the early 1990s Richard James, under the pseudonym Aphex Twin, released two collections of ambient electronic pieces aptly titled Selected Ambient Works. The collections can be seen as a destination the minimalist school channelled by Brian Eno travelled to, and as a key transitionary point for underground electronic music reaching more mainstream audiences. Saatchi with Rhubarb is an augmented musical work for mobile devices, played while taking in the Art Gallery of South Australia's exhibition British Art Now exhibition. The work heard is entirely unique as it uses the direction a person walks in the exhibition, their physical location within the gallery and how they hold their device, to dynamically alter and remix the ambient sounds of the gallery with Aphex Twin's seminal work Rhubarb.
Keywords: music; sound; performance; software; augmented music; reactive music; mobile device; RjDj
Description: Where: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia, Australia When: 25 September 2011 Instrumentation: Mobile Device, Reality Jockey Disc Jockey & The World You Live In. Extent: Circa 6.28 (excerpt), Circa 40530 minutes (full work) This augmented musical work was created especially for the Art Gallery of South Australia’s exhibition British Art Now and was active within the vicinity of the art gallery over the duration of the exhibition. The application is a ‘scene’ that plays inside a RjDj application. An excerpt of this piece was performed on Sunday 25 September as part of ‘Electric Britain: Psychedelic Rays of Sound’. Performed by Christian Haines
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030013405
Appears in Collections:Music publications, scores & recorded works

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