Iter/Eter interactive installation presenting the achievements of Polish electroacoustic music (over 500 pieces). The Eter space is an interactive visual installation surrounding the Iter centre. The Iter is an ISA Harp, allowing an interaction with a selected work from the Eter space. The installation is an interactive network of linked electroacoustic compositions, videos, and technology-based musical performances.
ISA Harp has 16 invisible horizontal and 16 vertical strings. Their intersections create a matrix of 256 points – invisible keys, basis of the interaction represented on the screen by combo boxes. Selection of the material refers to: – choice of the compositions and projects available on the map of Polish electroacoustic music with its historical and current dimension (Experimental Studio of the Polish Radio in Warsaw, the academic studios at Bydgoszcz, Gdańsk, Katowice, Cracow, Łódź, Poznań, Warsaw and Wrocław, as well as individual projects. – presentation of selected cathegories of electroacoustic music: electroacoustic compositions, works for instruments/ voices and electronics, live electronics, video projects, electroacoustic music performances, interactive installations, Internet projects. – creation of mixes of selected works,their fragments, as well as visualisations according to instructions communicated by the various electroacoustic music artists with regard to their repertoire and copyrights. – music performance on the ISA Harp
The potential database of Polish electroacoustic works includes over 300 positions available through the website of the Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music – www.pseme.com.