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Both iterations employ the same algorithm for the generative visuals; colour fields continually remake themselves in compositions that emerge and fade away, leaving afterimages that float into the white canvas.
Breathing Room | Online creates an invisible and silent Z space populated with countless visual fields and audio compositions. As the generative program runs this space expands; audiovisual events appear as living presences that oscillate between possibility and contingency.
Laura Kavanaugh and Ian Birse (aka Instant Places): Biography
Laura Kavanaugh and Ian Birse create interactive audiovisual performances and generative installation works for galleries and online platforms, using constantly-evolving hardware/software systems that integrate physical and virtual image and sound sources, touch-sensitive interfaces, and algorithmic responses from handmade software instruments. Their Instant Places collaboration has been a central focus for over 20 years: since 1997 they have realized performances, installations, and telematic works on location across the Americas, Europe, Japan, and Australia.