Artist Statement n.a.
- Matthew G. Akers (U.S.A.) enters his electronic installation in ISEA97 after recently concluding graduate studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He came to Chicago after developing foundations in architecture and music in Copenhagen and his native South Carolina.This background provided him with a vocabulary for creating several sound Between Window and Wall. Although this piece exhibited in ISEA is not interactive in the popular sense, throughout his art making Akers has pursued the meaningful use of new technologies making space respond to human interaction. He is currently working with a local team of artists and engineers as they develop new technologies and new models for spatial interaction. Akers has also produced a substantial body of work in sound art, computer music, and recordings of improvised electronic music.