Nicholas Bussmann

Nicholas Bussmann

10 Revolution songs in an AI environment with robot controlled piano

 

The so-called digital revolution is the first revolution without songs. This is no surprise as it is the revolution of convenience and comfort.  All revolutions before have been about overcoming the comfort  zone and step up to unite, therefore their need of songs.

In a world premiere, Nicholas Bussmann presents revolution songs from around the world, analyzed, filtered and modified by an „artificial intelligence“ and played by a robot.

 

(English, 45 min, stage 1)

 

Nicholas Bussmann is a composer and artist living in Berlin. In his often hybrid works that shift between concert, performance and installation, he integrates non-subjective and non-human intelligence like crowd behavior or interpretative algorithms.

 

Der Automat is a piano playing robot designed by Winfried Ritsch.