‘Binaural’ is a mechanical sound experience which creates two tones acoustically. Together they generate a ‘beating’ which is inspired by the phenomenon Binaural Beats. This phenomenon is created by two constant tones with a small difference in frequency. These tones will interfere with each other, creating a waving sound called ‘beating’. Experiments on creating frequency-fixed tones acoustically, has opened up an untraditional way of working with glass.
‘Binaural’ is a collaboration with Stichting Klinkklaar, which is a partnership between STEIM, Het Muziekgebouw Aan ’t IJ, Beeldenstorm, Sundaymorning@ekwc and Het Nationaal Glasmuseum. Together they’ve set up a project about research on new sound technologies, acoustic experiences and buildings as musical objects. ‘Binaural’ is one of the first results of this ten year during project.