BuzzerBuzz features four light-sensitive buzzer machines, each programmed with a different pitch, intensity, and sensitivity to light. With their sensors resting on a computer screen, each machine's sound is entirely determined by the brightness and movement of the image on the screen. In this piece, the buzzer machines are responding to time-lapse videos of the sun rising and setting―resulting in an interpretation of natural events altered by technology, expressed through technology. During the recording of this piece, a fly was attracted to the same computer screen―prompting a real-time synthesis of natural and artificial buzzing sounds.
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