Soundmark is a Cloud-based system used to chronicle and explore user-generated soundscapes and their corresponding physical environments.
An album that derives from an exploration of my earlier work, designed for Hong Kong singer Eason Chan. While the singer puts in voice the many themes of our life and time, I hope to capture in visuals the many complex and beautiful things found in both music and life.
An item that reads and reports.
Four track recorder, player and mixer.
Using hacked products.
Rechargable using small solar 5v cell.
Concept Artist – Judy Jheung
Hardware and ios development – Miles Thorogood
Sound Design – Miles Thorogood
Composition – Gary McFarland
site, sound, touch: Composing You, an interactive outdoor project, engages community park goers in a multitude of ways. An experiential sonic walk encompasses ephemeral moments of past, present and future in Beacon Hill Park, using personal mobile phones and GPS to locate plants hanging from designated trees. Sound and light will activate the moment plants are touched. A personal musical composition will be formed depending on individual navigation routes.
It's Like That, y'all. I designed this 180 page hardcover anthology of Hip Hop writings in honour of the music and culture I grew up admiring. The book was sectioned into different aspects of hip hop life and culture, starting with its history and moving through its various effects on popular culture (women in hip hop, violence in hip hop, art and hip hop, etc).
The binding method is called Ethiopian Coptic, and it is done in single page signatures, adding to the weight of the book on one side. This allows it to lay flat on every single page; the book is meant to be read in sittings, and not carried around.
MeWe is a reimagination of headphones that allow users not only to enjoy the music by themselves, but also with others, simply by flipping it over.
This ebook design is a group project in collaboration with the Museum of Vancouver to create an ebook for its Bhangra.me exhibit that runs from May 5th, 2011 until January 1st, 2012.
Quoting Museum of Vancouver, "Bhangra is a Punjabi folk dance and music that combines lyrical couplets, a strong dhol drum beat, and flowing, graceful movements. What we call Bhangra dance today is really a collection of different folk dances that originated in the Punjab region of Pakistan and India."
Melopad offers a different experience letting kids making their own music. It comes with 8 colors of pads which produce 1 of the 8 pitches found in the major scale. The brain of this product is NXT and color sensors are used as the primary sense of device. The user assembles a personalized path. Using the limited number of tiles, user is required to form patterns creating the shortest routes to the right pitch. The concept is letting the user interact with music using the body; with movements such as walking, jumping and circling.
Works written over the past 25 years of raising a family.