‘A noise pattern came up on the screen, and I thought to myself: “If this film came up because I inserted a sound signal, then I can probably change that back into sound”. I started to experiment and soon I understood that a TV is a musical instrument connecting hearing and sight, and that a sound can be born from a visual signal through an electronic mechanism. I had the idea of some unknown lands where discarded TVs join together to play in a big concert.’
That’s a new way of expression, a new way to connect visual and sound giving a second chance to those objects that are no more utilized.
It looks like something magic, but it’s just a matter of physics, it's a scientific question after all.
He uses his naked hand to absorb the electromagnetic waves coming from a TV monitor, leading them through a cable that is connected to his feet and into a guitar amplifier. The sound is so emitted, appearing in the form of a few thick stripes on the screen, while high sounds appear as numerous thin lines.