Windspiel

Windspiel
Wind Game
Wilfried Jentzsch
2'20'' cgi colour
2010 | Düren, Germany
Punto y Raya Festival 2011

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Wind Game is an abstract digital audiovisual composition. The structure is based on lines constructing circles or segments of circles. The most important transformations were produced by either compression or stretching. Fast rotations changing directions and colors, give this geometric figure its energetic properties.


The noise of rainstick and an high percussiv sound of crotale modified by filtering program by the author supports the visual part.


Author
Wilfried Jentzsch
Wilfried Jentzsch

1941 | Dresden, Germany

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Born in 1941, he studied composition at the Musikhochschule Dresden, Berlin and electronic music in Cologne.

From 1976 to 1981 he studied at the Sorbonne in Paris under Xenakis where he got his doctorate degree; he also conducted a research on Digital Sound synthesis at IRCAM and the CEMAMu.
From 1993 to 2006, he was the Music Composition professor and director of the Electronic Studio at the Musikhochschule (Dresden).

His visual music works have been exhibited at ZKM, VMM (Boston and New York), Cinema Fest (Melbourne), CEMC (Beijing), EMU (Rome) and Cinema Nouveau (Montréal). He is also working as a curator of Visual Music screenings.


Lives in Düren, Germany.   +info