Postgradaute composer Sam Salem at the NOVARS Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK returns from New York, where he performed i spy .
The American premiere of i spy took place at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, held at the CUNY Graduate Centre in Manhattan, thanks to Zachary Seldess, Paul Riker and the rest of the NYCEMF team,
i spy is an audiovisual installation work intended to be projected into a neutral social space. A blank wall, building or shop front would be ideal.i spy is a window onto an abstract digital landscape populated by autonomous audiovisual entities: birds flock and sing, stars twinkle, trees sway, cityscapes appear and disappear, planes fly overhead.
The work is generative and designed to run indefinitely, constantly shifting and changing.i spy excerpts here