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  1. Old Paintings Go ‘Sonic’ with Innovative Twist on Viewing Art

    Polish sound designer and composer Zbigniew Wolny has developed audio technology to accompany visual art in a medium he calls “sonic paintings.” Wolny’s concept, which involves wearing headphones that play the imagined sounds of a painting’s environment, recently won an EU-sponsored ideas competition for merging technology with culture. Wolny’s exhibits in the Netherlands have brought 17th and 18th century paintings to life with historically accurate soundscapes. So far he has avoided using the technology with modern art, thus begging the question: what might a Jackson Pollock sound like?

    Source: Wired

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