Fabian Oefner's Dancing Colours – To set up the project, Oefner wraps a very thin piece of plastic on top of a speaker and places salt, colored with pigments, on top. When the speaker begins to vibrate with music, the plastic vibrates and these odd looking sculptures form for just a fraction of a second. By connecting a microphone to the flash trigger, Oefner is able to capture these very brief moments where sound colorfully dances along the surface of the speaker.
'dancing colors' by fabian oefner bridging the gap between the acoustic and visual world, fabian oefner's 'dancing colors' express sound waves through explosions of colored pigments, their movement a result of music pulsing through a speaker. the swiss artist wraps the device in a thin foil of plastic and places the powder on its top surface. a microphone triggers the flash system and camera to illuminate and capture these ephemeral instances.
In this series, "Dancing Colors" Swiss artist Fabian Oefner unites the acoustic and visual worlds, where music that comes through a speaker causes explosions through pigments of colorful powder placed on the speaker's surface. From: DesignBoom