Creating art out of audio waveforms [5 pictures]

August 1, 2012 | By Abraham | 4 comments

Bespoken Art takes waveforms, combines them with color and imagery that represent the sound the waveform is from, and then turns these into wall hangings. It’s a little bit kitschy, perhaps — but in a cool, contemporary way…

The sounds of New York City…

The sound of “To be or not to be”…

The sound of each color of the rainbow being said…

The sound of a cappuccino being made, from grinding the beans to pouring it…

The sound of “The Star-spangled Banner” as the white stripes on the American flag…

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4 Comments

  1. S. says:

    It’s a really cool idea, but why in the world does “that is the question” have a colon after it?

    I hate grammatical/spelling errors in Artwork..
    Besides that, the quote ALREADY exists, so all the artist had to do is copy it.

    1. David C says:

      I believe a colon was included because that is how Shakespeare wrote it!

      “To be, or not to be: that is the question:
      Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer…”

  2. Raj Mandu says:

    This is absolute forced/contrived nonsense bereft of any aesthetic value whatsoever. It’s not even absurd, ironic, or stupid enough to have anti value.

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