“INSCAPE is, for us, a sort of umbrella name, bringing together various ideas and projects based in and around the real-time capture of audio/visual material.
Although comparable with techniques used in the audiovisual surveillance of a specific site, surveillance itself isn't the goal of the project. The site, the place, the environment are heard for what they are, without the prior discrimination of considered attention. A sonic form is inferred, or formed, from the constituent parts, in order to bring about a musicality that is unpredictable yet controlled.
This technical approach can be adapted to all types of places, without limit and regardless of the resources that might be available. The set-up itself is a primary consideration of the project since everything is conceived in situ. Nothing is decided beforehand even if Inscape's broad principles
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