credit: Laura Knoops + Arnaud Ele
Physicist and artist Byrke Lou uses scientific research and new technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality or block chain to create art and music.
Growing up in Berlin’s club scene, while studying physics and visual arts Byrke Lou started building and programming, sound installations and synthesis systems from scratch, which operate in a minimalistic space between sculpture, code and electronics.
By performing the generated sounds and instruments within live coding sessions, she takes you into an abstract, futuristic world of pitches and rhythms.
Byrke Lou releases an EP in 2020, which features live coded patterns of her synthesizers, some including AI, interlaced with her vocals. She is interested in the aesthetic potential new technologies and artificial intelligence bring to the composition and production of the future of music.
„Code had a heart, maybe even a soul, when Lou scanned for life and structures within independent and interacting systems. Metrical dives of hiss, boom, and binary breath talked shop with the mezcal-curious clientele coursing through Las Perlas on Wednesday evening.“ -Quote: THE AUSTIN CHRONICLE, March 2019
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