Exposure

:
understanding living in
extreme environments
Process

Greenland

Site of the Norse Eastern
settlement

The Exposure installation is a
continuous, non-repeating
projection.

It explores how scientific
methods offer material for
creative exploration...

...using computer technology
and real-time processing.

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

Each soil image has been
analyzed...

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

... producing a large data file.

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

Images & data are read by the
computer...

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

... as it cycles through over
1000 years of Greenland’s
history.

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

... as it cycles through over
1000 years of Greenland’s
history.

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

In each cycle, sounds are
chosen from the Greenland
environment & peoples ...

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

In each cycle, sounds are
chosen from the Greenland
environment & peoples ...

early Inuit |

Vikings

| Norse farming | Unpopulated | Modern

c. 900 AD

...which are combined and
modified.

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

rhythm & duration
granular synthesis
filter frequencies
density & space

Data files are mapped to the
sound generating system...

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

rhythm & duration
granular synthesis
filter frequencies
density & space

Data files are mapped to the
sound generating system...

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

rhythm & duration
granular synthesis
filter frequencies
density & space

...so the data is indirectly
sonified.

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

rhythm & duration
granular synthesis
filter frequencies
density & space

This occurs when the image
which sourced the data is on
view.

ID Particle
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter
Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

rhythm & duration
granular synthesis
filter frequencies
density & space

This occurs when the image
which sourced the data is on
view.

size (area) of
individual grains

rhythm & duration

Sound events begin at
intervals determined by the
area of individual soil grains.

size (area) of
individual grains

rhythm & duration

Sound events begin at
intervals determined by the
area of individual soil grains.

ID Particle

Center Gravity Center
X
Gravity Area
Y
Perimeter Shape Factor Feret Mean Feret Min
!m
!m
!m"
!m
!m
!m
1
664.23
356.31
187.22
64.10
0.57
17.85
15.74
2
894.31
387.57
1844.07
456.18
0.11
64.84
53.72
3
2348.08
371.73
259.42
70.06
0.66
22.25
11.60
4
1500.38
375.51
239.84
81.62
0.45
22.41
19.54
5
516.94
403.44
243.51
73.45
0.57
20.73
15.13
6
1624.04
411.88
184.77
63.94
0.57
19.90
11.08
7
1243.89
459.91
546.98
86.76
0.91
28.03
24.34
8
1150.85
458.07
510.27
98.50
0.66
29.12
22.53
9
1220.41
505.92
1571.19
164.64
0.73
50.77
38.72
10
2422.52
521.80
227.60
57.15
0.88
18.77
13.27
11
2343.57
539.41
347.52
110.23
0.36
25.54
20.92
12
1764.76
561.86
275.33
71.22
0.68
21.71
16.59
13
1136.16
630.54
1167.38
305.23
0.16
47.26
43.02
14
1833.11
691.53
385.46
95.28
0.53
28.98
16.73
15
1573.16
856.64
588.58
97.08
0.78
30.48
21.02
16
1467.69
901.46
1117.21
159.35
0.55
44.24
28.31
17
1076.03
906.61
2119.39
200.01
0.67
60.08
38.72
18
967.35
967.14
966.70
137.66
0.64
42.70
31.56
19
430.53
972.06
750.11
129.61
0.56
34.26
32.65
20
928.03
971.60
237.39
62.79
0.76
19.70
15.61
21
517.62
1029.81
720.74
110.53
0.74
33.69
28.24
22
642.36
1026.36
409.93
85.53
0.70
26.47
21.02
23
2435.37
1056.55
376.89
74.02
0.86
24.06
19.00
24
1852.32
1051.92
206.80
54.41
0.88
18.03
13.52
25
886.88
1122.54
356.09
83.35
0.64
24.22
20.74
26
1967.09
1153.48
232.50
73.03
0.55
21.29
13.27
27
1389.58
1149.71
236.17
55.98
0.95
18.54
15.49
28
922.71
1189.31
567.78
102.55
0.68
32.29
19.95

Sounds are transformed by
granular synthesis...

time

...small grains of sound are
extracted...

time

...filtered, re-ordered and
combined...

time

...to produce a new, denser,
sound texture...

time

...with many elements.

overview

scientific
analysis

provides
data and
images

combined
with
sound

to drive
the live
system

The installation is written in
the software Max/MSP and
Jitter.

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