The project studies the impact of public transport infrastructure upon how a location evolves, how the innumerable rhythms of the city and the com munity itself impress themselves upon the reso nating spaces of their surroundings through being in motion.
Neonlit, a symbol of urban space, of interconnectedness – the Subway sign. Present and not present, the rhythm of a city underground, the pulsating veins of the organism through which people pass day and night. What happens when one intervenes and adapts a site by simply referring, using a marker of this net work that seems to be real, but which now is only symbolic? You can hear the trains, escalators, recursive patterns of automatic transportation, yet the search for an entrance remains pointless. But in this visual and auditory illusion between symbols, sounds, mimesis, the grand network, real disappointment, real chance becomes apparent.
The artist collective Dynamische Akustische Forschung (DAF - English: Dynamic Acoustic Research) is concerned with the fundamental criteria of digital art creation in the 21st century. Sound is of particular importance in this context; it becomes the carrier and medium of artistic practices. Several performances, such as at the Festival Of Future Nows 2 at Hamburger Bahnhof , Berlin, or at the Ultima Festival at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter , Oslo, reflect an independent and unconventional approach to contemporary art creation through non-hierarchical, collective strategies.