Gauthiier - Index


Waveforms of the Earth

Waveforms of the Earth is a sound art installation that juxtaposes geology, ersatz monuments and 8-bit sound synthesis. Silicon, salt, crystals, and volts are the installation's primary elements through which matter manifests, transduces, synthesises, oscillates, de-phases, and modulates itself as reverberations of a hypnotic state of flux. Geodes collected from ancient Salzburgian salt-mines are displayed on monumental plinths that synthesise and amplify their immemorial din from below. The installation reveals the scene of an occult ritual, fixing the horizon of a pre-scientific epoch, where geological and synthetic compounds are the surrogate of a meta-physics to come.

bb15 Gallery for Contempary Art

The Danish Arts Fund


CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE is the result of a three months residency at Transmediale: Afterglow. A thicket of altered and unaltered metrological survey equipment is the principle element of the project, standing aloft in the colossal shell of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), offering visitors precise perspectives on questionable data, through numerous viewfinders and reference markers placed in the space. The survey allows direct total observation of signals and fluctuations occuring during the festival, revealing the materials and systems that allow media arts, media artists, festivals and venues to exist and persist.

Transmediale Residency


Conseils des Arts du Canada


VSIONHAIRIES is a collective of nerds who produce custom made synthesisers in Denmark. The Cheap, Fat and Open lineage consists of a bunch of small, big, networked, standalone and radically shaped 8-bit synthesisers. From the hardware design to the wave synthesis engine, all the science and engineering of the instruments has been built from scratch in a basement in Nørrebro since 2010.

VSIONHAIRIES perform, workshop and exhibit their instruments and are continuously in the process of building dazzling new synthetic waveforms.


Science Friction


Medieval-style tapestry woven on a Jaquard loom featuring broché patterns composed of conductive threads. The tapestry's patterns are capacitive sensing electrodes that modulate charge and sound. This 7 meters long weave acts as a (body) transducer, transforming movement, proximity, physical impulses and frictions into an acoustic sound scape.


Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technology

Refractive Index

Investigations into the reflective and refractive power of public media displays. Imagery and software marks the physical effect that public media displays have on city spaces. An art-research project that uses large scale displays as a kind of active camera obscura; inverting the usual use of the screen and showing us what our screens "see" when they peer into the night sky.

Refractive Index


Installation composed of various electroactive polymer structures (EAP) morphing shape according to electro impulse, modulated signals and synthetic waveforms. This project questions how self-morphing structures can contribute in establishing in a synergic, and perhaps uncanny, relationship between humans and synthetic matter. The installation calcifies over time as the supporting technology becomes obsolete, transferring non-human waveforms back into reverberating psychic phenomenon.


The Danish Royal Academy

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The Amulet

Media, Arts and Sciences research project focusing on the concepts and techniques of virality. As 21st century networks are bound to bits, the reign of the "content" is being rendered absurd by the logic of copies and packet switching: the reign of the algorithm.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT Media Laboratory


SKORPIONS are a set of kinetic electronic garments that move and change on the body in slow, organic motions. They have anthropomorphic qualities and can be imagined as parasites that inhabit the skin of the host. They breathe and pulse, controlled by their own internal programming. They are not interactive artifacts insofar as their programming does not respond to simplistic sensor data. They have intentionality; they are programmed to live, to exist, to subsist.

SKORPIONS (official)

Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technology

Mobile Digital Commons

Art and practice based research project focusing on the concept of Wireless Commons. How radio technology establish local connections that constantly reposition and reorient subjects in far-reaching digital networks? How these communication conduits create diffuse territories defined by ad-hoc connections / disconnections, creating new unfoldings of space and place?

Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technology

Patrimoine Canadien / Canadian Heritage


Piece created part of an Arts and Technology research project focusing on constrained gestures and signalling theory. Various body-centric apparatuses were devised part of the research and a miniature hardware platform was created capturing, quantising and categorising gestures and body movement. Digital signals are analysed by special 2D DSP algorithms who extract specific movement features and produce related signalling taxonomies, allowing the apparatus to react to the body.

Banff New Media Institute

Patrimoine Canadien / Canadian Heritage