I’ve been listening to fake guru voices, watching videos of charismatic new age leaders, and making cosmic GIFs for two months, nonstop, as a way to make amends for the emotional damage I inflicted on office drones a few months ago. This—Introspections.me—is the result. I feel like it’s warped my mind.
In which Zach Scott, the guy behind the site, explains himself. And you should visit the site directly of course. Not just because I’m one of the two people doing the talking.
If you don’t follow me on Twitter, you probably haven’t noticed me posting all day about the launch of my new net-art-html-random-gif-indeterminate-music-audio-new-age-serenity-machine. But I HAVE YOU NOW:
I also got a really cool opportunity to write about it for Gawker. Check that out here, if you want: http://gawker.com/join-me-now-on-a-journey-into-the-journey-1563361484
By Zach Scott, Artist, Washington DC
Instructions: for maximum pop-edutainment value, assume that each of the 64 frames represents the passage of 1 million years and that the mutant birds are getting exponentially larger and more powerful with each cycle.
Follow the ‘Evolution’ thread on 15folds.com
I made this a while back for the excellent 15folds.com project, and they posted it today!
It’s called Introspections.me, and I expect that it will be ready in just a few weeks. Like Conferencecall.biz, the framework is randomized audio clips over the top of randomized images, but the overall effect should be quite different. Two serene voices, alternating, will provide advice for how to attune your ears to the celestial orchestra, and occasionally urge you to sign up for their workshops. The music is a neverending piece of indeterminate music - the clips will be randomly selected but the transitions shouldn’t sound abrasive. There will be meditation bells, seagulls and heartbeats.
For now I have a placeholder up so that those that are interested can prepare themselves to dissolve into the divine ocean: