by espen sommer eide

the Movement I-V

The Movement I-V is a unique sound-art instrument for the iPad, created in 2011 by the sound artist Espen Sommer Eide (Alog, Phonophani). It explores the various possible movements of the hand and the fingers in sound manipulation. 

the Movement I-V now available in appstore

The Movement I-V is an iPad app that explores the various possible movements of the hand and the fingers in sound manipulation. Included are a set of sounds by me (some of them are used on the upcoming Alog album, set for release in early November. The album use this app as one sound source). You can also upload your own samples in .wav or .aif format through iTunes. 

Here is a link to the app page on iTunes

The development of the Movement I-V was supported by Arts Council Norway and BEK, Bergen center for electronic art


Exhibition on Sonic Interaction Design

I exhibit a musical instrument made for the iPad called "the Movement I-X" at the SID exhibition that opens at the Technical Museum in Oslo on Sunday 29. May at 18.00. Welcome!

"Sound can be one of the principal channels conveying information, meaning, and aesthetic/emotional qualities in interactive contexts. The 12 works of this exhibition showcase the use of Sonic Interaction Design within arts, music and design, and also provide examples of sonification for research and artistic purposes.

The exhibition features works by: Christian Graupner, Roberto Zappalà, Norbert Schnell & Nils Peters (DE/IT/FR), Espen Sommer Eide (NO), Gerhard Eckel (AT), Jessica Thompson (CA), Joshue Ott & Morgan Packard (US), Michael Markert (DE), Natasha Barrett & Karen Mair (NO), René Tünnermann, Till Bovermann & Thomas Hermann (FI/DE), Satoshi Morita (JP/GE), scenocosme (Grégory Lasserre and Anaïs met den Ancxt) (FR), Steve Symons (UK) og Thomas Hermann & Risto Koiva (DE/EE)."

more info here