This project combines imagery with sound through a conscious delivery system. It is the consequences of how a sound affects a chosen subject area within a photographic location. A sensory creation through a visual output. This project was created whilst traveling Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima.
This project was a personal experimentation for creative rehabilitation. After leaving university it's normal to subside on creating, people go years without new creations. Traveling to Tokyo after a twelve-hour flight, I walked aimlessly, ending up in a park. I sat on a bench, put my headphones in and started photographing what I could see. I realised how often I prefer to photograph with music. This concept developed, photographing with music everywhere I went from songs I enjoyed to those more unpleasant, documenting their conscious effect, visually.
Though I was responsible for taking the photographs and selecting the songs. I'm not convinced how much control I had over the outcome. Within the merging a percentage of the control is relinquished, as the images and sound connect on a physical level. The three images are each composed of three photographs from one location and a single song from each location.
The variations in photographic style, (digital, film, colour and black & white), the music also varied (from vocals, others instrumental or electronic). It is the combination of the lyrical impact has on our consciousness, documented through a visual imagery. The more control we involuntarily release, the more we grasp to retain. However, it is the unawareness in the modern technological age of how lyrical devices are using the data we accumulate. Deciphering our individual preferences and how these feed into the technological consciousness created. In the age of millennials, born into an advancing technological age it's almost like having a second consciousness, only this one lives in code, in data, in a non-biological form. This project is part of a larger idea of how we read and define different data mediums. Reading colours, grain, and pixels, similar to reading the symbols for music, if we can see sound then possibly we can hear imagery.

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