Form giving piano – Ryu Matsuyama & HAKUSHI

The sound Imagined from form. The movements and shapes created from sound. I sought not only logical images controlled by the program but also a more pleasant feeling sympathy.

Ryu Matsuyama and HAKUSHI, 2013.

Since ancient times artists have longed to create with moving lights a music for the eye comparable to the effects of sound for the ear. If they were less successful than composers of auditory music, the sole reason rests in the fact that light is harder to manipulate than air.

Most inventors of color organs were convinced that their instruments constituted a breakthrough (…) yet almost every color-organ, despite the wonderful compositions they play, remains an eccentric curiosity and a technological dead end. Moritz, William  (1986) , “Towards an Aesthetics of Visual Music”

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