Generative / Interactive

DE-RAIL

DE-RAIL

A series of what Stephen terms "Shinkansen sonatas", music composed and performed on Japan shinkansen (high-speed bullet trains) in tandem with the fleeting rail-side scenery, embodying the contradictory states of…

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1024 576 dissonance productions
Shinkansen Suite

Shinkansen Suite

Shinkansen Suite comprise generative meditations on technology and progress (philosophically and literally on Shinkansen routes). The soundtrack for passing rail-side scenery is generated algorithmically via various methods, which in turn…

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1024 576 dissonance productions
Tan Poetry 陳韻

Tan Poetry 陳韻

Tang Poetry (唐詩) is considered the Golden Age of Chinese poetry. In this series of interventions, Stephen transliterates Tang into to his surname Tan 陳 - which has multiple meanings…

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619 413 dissonance productions
Tan-Ka

Tan-Ka

TAN-KA plays on TAN (dialect pronunciation of Chen - Stephen's last name) and KA (Egyptian hieroglyph depicting "soul" or "spirit" of a person that survives the death of the body)…

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1280 720 dissonance productions
I’M PEACHY

I’M PEACHY

I 'M PEACHY is a follow-up creative coding piece to

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1097 274 dissonance productions
Pliant Desire

Pliant Desire

PLIANT DESIRE (an anagram of PRESIDENTIAL) is a creative coding piece in which 69 random Trump tweets from the onset of his presidency are sampled, broken apart, and reconstituted into…

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798 298 dissonance productions