Julien Bloit
music & gesture

Citiplay is an interactive, digital version of the iconic street game hopscotch that seeks to foster a sense of urban play. The game functions much like the game “Simon” by asking participants to remember and repeat patterns by stepping on hopscotch tiles that light up in sequence. Aimed at both the passerby walking by on [...]

This is a collaboration with artist-designer Marguerite Humeau, who is fascinated with scientific experiments and their potential for many narrative opportunities. A presentation of the project from the exhibition in St-Etienne : “Proposal for Resuscitating Prehistoric Creatures” sets up the rebirth of cloned creatures, their wandering and their sound epic. They are seeking to evolve [...]

This piece of music is based on a repeating pattern heard from different perspectives. All sounds are produced by a Max/MSP patch doing wavescan synthesis : a note is produced by looping a smaller portion from a given sound sample, at various speeds. At low frequencies, the result sounds similar to a vynil scratching effect. [...]