name: Sacred Geometry in Music Composition – Talk at the Liminal Village Boom Festival 2018
event: Boom Festival 2018
city: Idanha-a-nova, Portugal
client: Boom Festival
The harmony of sacred geometric proportions has been inspiring many artists to interpret its beauty in many different directions. In this interactive workshop Rui Gato will be presenting an ongoing research which aims at translating geometrical shapes and numbers into music. In fact we can think of the proportions of geometric shapes as expression of numbers in space, and the harmonies of music as expression of numbers in time. Both are forms of vibration, and both working together can generate high forms of synesthesia. The talk will be based on the geoMusic system devised by Rui Gato, through a visual programming language (TouchDesigner), connected with Ableton Live.