Friday, January 30, 2009

Sonic Bed

Kaffe Matthews (2006) designed this Sonic Bed. The deeply sensuous immersion of Matthews’ Sonic Bed offers a trance-like corporeal, audio experience that transcends current visual-aesthetic frameworks. Sonic Bed is about a corporeal experience dixit Art Intelligence. Under the mattress of Sonic Bed there lies a network of loudspeakers including six very large subwoofers that produce very low frequencies that penetrate the body. When one lies in the bed the subsonic vibrations create a variety of responses depending upon the individual. Many people find the experience extremely relaxing, some people find the experience unnerving...

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