Earlier this year I’ve been navigating around the Free Music Archive, which is an archive organised following curators collection instead of genres categories. Listening to the collection of musics seemed like meeting the curators, discovering their personality and experiencing good chemistry happening.
I recorded my journey through this sonic environment, taking notes of the unexpected surprises encountered on the way, the paths that I chose not to follow and my take away from the experience. I used a process of data visualisation established on a visual language mirroring a musical score structure. The graphics is not specifically recording the music I’ve listened to but more my understanding and experience of the sound environment and my emotional reaction to it.
A key is attached to the data visualisation to offer the possibility to either decode my notes or to choose to observe the image as an abstract representation of my wandering.