Per Capita

Bio-box

22 May 2014, 20:00 - 23:00

  • Leslie Garcia

Bio-Box is an interface that uses biofeedback to establish audio communications between different living systems (mosses and algae).


The interface takes a hybridized format, at once live performance and laboratory. The bio-box generates micro-voltage from the gestural responses of these bodies to physical stimuli such as light, vibration and touch. By rendering these electrical responses audible, the interface gives us access to the high sensitivity and complex sensory systems of different plants. The interface’s hardware consists of an operational amplification system which sends the analog signals to a microcontroller, while its communication software uses OSC messages between OpenFrameworks and PureData.

22 May 2014, 20:00 - 23:00