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Eujin Pei (Singaporean, born 1979), Lorenzo Picinali (Italian, born 1981), and Chris Feakes (British, born 1983); SLS-printed nylon; Courtesy of Eujin Pei

 

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2018

0402, Sound Spheres, 2018

Bumpy lateral ridges cover the surface of two softball-sized spheres. The spheres are physical representations of recorded sound. The ridges represent the high, mid, and low tones of a piece of music. Low-frequency (bass) ridges occupy the bottom of the sphere. High-frequency (treble) ridges occupy the top. Each song is 60 seconds long; the ridges around the sphere denote the time. Intensity or loudness is represented by how far the ridge sticks out from the sphere. This 3D visualization of music was designed by Eujin Pei, Lorenzo Picinali, and Chris Feakes.

Eujin Pei (Singaporean, born 1979), Lorenzo Picinali (Italian, born 1981), and Chris Feakes (British, born 1983); SLS-printed nylon; Courtesy of Eujin Pei
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