January 18, 2014

“The Sound of Taste”

BOOM!

Several tons of black peppercorns, cardamom, turmeric, paprika, cumin seeds, ginger, chilli and coriander were rigged to explode in perfect sync with a bespoke musical composition. Each explosion represents an individual piano note or chord, which when filmed at high speed, creates a surreal three dimensional sound scape.

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Posted by John Nack at 8:07 AM on January 18, 2014

Comments

  • Trevor Dennis — 12:49 PM on January 19, 2014

    I wonder what the half-life is of a room full of eye watering spice powder?

    [Remind me not to find out! –J.]

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