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Narratives 2.0
Matthias Dittrich
Project Description:
Matthias Dittrich is an interaction design student at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Germany. In his website he showcases a variety of fresh and promising work, accessed through a dynamic interface. Shown here are images from his "Narrative 2.0" project, a series of music track visualizations from different artists, such as Queen, The Chemical Brothers, Moloko and Beethoven.

As Matthias explains: "Narrative 2.0 visualises music. The different music tracks were segmented into single channels. These channels are shown in a fanlike structure where lines move away from the centre with the flow of time. The angle of the line changes according to the volume, and when reaching a higher level, the channel becomes highlighted in orange. The visualisation does not necessarily return exact information, however, the order and uniformity of the song can still be perceived."

Image 1 is a visualization of "Familiar Feelings" by Moloko, while image 2 shows "Apache" by Ennio Morricone.

Comments (2):
Dear Matthias Congratulation excellent work i am thinking to do in Visual learning phd so i am doing a small research in everything about visualization recently i wrote a song and i try to put music on it when i find the music i will be more than happy to send it to you and make it art . More than happy to exchange ideas and be in touch kind regards Alamantariotou Kleopatra

Posted by kleopatra on Apr 25, 2009 at 5:01 PM (GMT)

Hello Alamantariotou, I think this will be nice, send it to me. Or if you has experience in programming, you can finde the applet on my site. But one thing, the visualization shows just about 30 sek. a hole song looks a little bit strange, but we can try it :)

Posted by Alamantariotou Kleopatra on Apr 26, 2009 at 2:39 PM (GMT)

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