Ambient Tide 2, in
collaboration with Keiichi Tanaka (live lasers/video) and Hitoshi Akayama (computer graphics/video)
The music was entirely generated by Akira Takaoka's computer program for algorithmic composition written in Java.
The vedio clip below is the entire work (12'00'') projected on the cyclorama of a concert hall.
Ambient Tide 2 was invited and presented at Shinyurigaoka Sogo Hospital in July, 2017 as part of Japan Cultural Olympiad - Tokyo 2020 Support Program.
Ambient Tide 2 was invited and presented at the Ghost in the Instrument festival in New York on March 23rd, 2012.
Ambient Tide 2 was presented at the YAMAHA headquarters in Tokyo in June 2011.
Ambient Tide 2 was selected and presented at NWEAMO Festival in Venice, Italy on October 30, 2009.
Ambient Tide 2 was presented as an invited work at V FOR VENICE - INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC & MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL in Venice, Italy on September 5 and 6, 2008.
Ambient Tide 2 was selected and presented at the International Computer Music Conference 2007 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ambient Tide 2 was invited and premiered at Media Project 2007 in Yokohama, Japan in 2007.
A concert review can be found here.
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