PDCON:Exhibition/Jinyao Lin: Auto Music Machine

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Auto Music Machine

Artist: Jinyao Lin

Short Summary

The Automatic Music Machine generates music and video made by Pure Data. In the video, the connected pixels will find its next step until no more step to go. In the mean time, it generates the Baroque style of music where “counter point” technique is programmed inside. The music and the video go over and over again, creating a non-repeat music and graphics since every step is a random direction.


The new generation Taiwan artist Jinyao Lin is not only a composer but also a video artist. 2009, In the flagship production The Mazu’s bodyguard by NTCH, a Taiwanese Opera with a new fusion style won the China Times art critic as the best spotlight. In the work In 2010, he created an interactive multimedia theater Distortion City, which also won great reviews. In 2011 he was sent to Lyon France as a residence artist by DAC Taiwan and had his work Tracks published in Opera Lyon. His works include music pieces, digital installation and drama.

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4th international Pure Data Convention 2011 Weimar ~ Berlin