Whitney, John


To Paint on Water: The Audiovisual Duet of Complementarity

Computer Music Journal: Vol. 18, No. 3. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 45-52.

URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/comj

Language(s): English


Audio-Visual Theory Interdisciplinary Studies Audio-vision


In this article, the author explores the new potentials for merging music with visual art that were being revealed through digital computer technology of that time. He is particularly interested in the potential to combine colour with tone in a complementary harmonic bond, an associative relationship he calls “complementarity”.