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Minoru Sato 2005

Minoru Sato was born in 1963. In 1989, he started activities under the name "m/s". In 1994, the label "WrK" was established for creative activities. His interests focus on physical phenomena and our perception of them, his research and creative activities are explored in the form of installations, multiples, performances and written text. In addition, he produces works with a musical orientation using the name "S.A.S.W."

NRF Amplification:

A closed space such as a room or a vessel has a specific sound according to the material it is made of and its geometric form. This sound is called the natural resonant frequency. I will be using two types of ’chambers’: 2 glass tubes, and 4 glass vases. I will then transport the resonant frequency from one of the chambers to another, over and over again. As a result, the natural resonant frequency of each type of chamber will be emphasized. In a way, the sounds in the surrounding rooms become sources of which only the resonant frequencies will resound. Besides the complex feedback, a locational relation between audiences and each chambers occurs. This means the feedback reacts on the actions of audience. I hope this installation will become an instrument played by the activities of the audience.

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NRF Amplification
(photo by artist)

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