MAP2 was the second in a series of MAP installations.
Exhibited: December 1999, January 2000 - Musical Instrument Museum, Berlin. t has since been exhibited in Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA and Ireland.
Map2 was commissioned by the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung (State Institute for Music Research) (SIM), Berlin as part of the Festival of Culture (KUNSTFEST) over the New Year period of the millennium.
The work explores the interaction between human movement and the creation of music. It attempt to creat an environment in which people can consider the impact they make on their immediate environment and the cuasal loops that exist between behaviour and quality of environment. Personal aesthetic leads to descisions about preferential behaviour patterns and in tern preferential environment - one conditions the other.
This work uses realtime music synthesis and video sensing techniques to creat an 8 channel realtime sound environment.