eyeSequencer generates music from the iris


The eyeSequencer creates ambient music from the unique pattern of the human iris –

Every now and then you see some particullary beautiful eyes … some of them inspired me to use images of eyes to create musical material. I wrote a little framework/application in Processing to help me analyse the image. “Scanners” circulate in the eye and analyse RGB and brightness values. These values are used to create OSC Messages, which then are send to SuperCollider. SuperCollider would be a great way to produce the sound, but for this example i decided to use SC3 to send MIDI events to Ableton Live, to two instances of the Alphakanal Automat Synthesizer.

eyeSequencer [via Califaudio]

2 thoughts on “eyeSequencer generates music from the iris

  1. Moo says:

    Nice project but it was done already 7 years before:

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