Sonic Islands is an auditory research into the meaning of sound as a semantic system and form of artistic articulation. Questions about origin, identity, intercultural understanding but also about perception, legibility and interaction with the environment, social processes and structures beyond visually connoted reference systems are the subject of our joint research.
I interview Maria Eriksson about reverse engineering Spotify playlist logics and she interviews me about Listening Back. More details on the HKW website.
A multi-channel audio-visual installation that exposes the proliferation of ubiquitous online surveillance via the real time sonification of Internet tracking cookies. Listening Back sonically interrupts the visual surface of the browser interface to draw attention to backend data capture in real-time, providing a means to tangibly appreciate one of the imperceivable surveillance technologies that monitor our habitual online browsing.