Police, Criminal, Dog, Dentist

An Interactive Audiovisual Installation





Audiovisual, Interactive art media, Non-conventional controllers, Open source


The article describes the development of the interactive audiovisual installation, Police, Criminal, Dog, Dentist, inspired by the song of the same title by composer Sérgio Sampaio. On exhibit at the National Museum of the Republic of Brazil, the installation allows the public to engage in audiovisual mixing by touching metal objects. Entirely constructed with open source technologies, the work converts readymades like pans and buckets into media instruments that act upon sound and video projection in real time. Building on the notion of metamedia and profound remixability, the article highlights how the artistic process, which was inspired by Maker Culture and DiY, experiments with the use of software, interactivity and audiovisual media.


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How to Cite

Marinho, J., & Venturelli, S. (2018). Police, Criminal, Dog, Dentist: An Interactive Audiovisual Installation. DAT Journal, 3(2), 179–202. https://doi.org/10.29147/dat.v3i2.90