[ISEA95] Artist Statement: Ken Gregory – Germ Orginally Monstruous Caused

Artist Statement

Germ Orginally Monstruous Caused is a computer controlled interactive audio installation that focuses on the discovery, illumination, recognition and understanding of childhood memories; monsters locked in our unconscious are not narmally acessible to “audio therapy” session is created using the eleven channel Shadow System. Light sensors placed on the walls, roof and floor of an empty, darkened room monitor the light levels from flashlight beams in the hands of the public. Custam software designed with MAX monitors the sensors and converts lights intensity levels into performance data which is in turn used by the sound producing modules and the audio mixer. The public performs the audio work with flashlights in real time.

  • Ken Gregory (Canada) has participated in numerous exhibitions, live performances and video/film/performance soundtracks and received numerous grants from Canadian arts funding agencies.