In 1961, "Daisy Bell" was the first song ever sung by a computer (as later referenced in 2001: A Space Odyssey). In this project, 2,088 voice recordings were collected via Amazon's Mechanical Turk web service. Workers were prompted to listen to a short sound clip, then record themselves imitating what they heard. The sounds were harvested and compiled to sing "Daisy Bell."
A multi-artist sound collaboration using found sounds from outer space.
On her most recent album, Biophilia, Icelandic sound artist Björk created a full barrage of multimedia experiences—including an educational component. This is a prime example of contemporary artists embracing "The Pedagogical Turn." The Biophilia app, which synthesizes science and art, has already been incorporated into many European curricula, and it's the first mobile app in the MoMA's collection.
Simple Harmonic Motion #5 Excerpt
Simple Harmonic Motion #3a
PUBLIC SOUND PIECES:
Sea Organ: Zadar, Croatia
A Salute to the Sun: Zadar, Croatia
Singing, Ringing Tree: English