Myles de Bastion




I create technological art installations that enables sound to be experienced as light and vibration. Through these works, I strive to create inclusion and access for people with disabilities.

#SeeingSounds LED Piano, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry,

#SeeingSounds LED Piano, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry,2014, Myles de Bastion. This piano is a one-of-a-kind custom installation that is wired with digital light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that are programmed to respond to sound vibrations. When played, the piano keys create tones that resonate at different frequencies and amplitudes. This audio information is then analyzed and translated into different light colors and movement. Courtesy of the artist.

Cymatic Star,

Cymatic Star,Portland Art Museum September 2016 - February 2017, Myles de Bastion. Cymatic Star was visited by over 115,000 people as part of the "Sound Beyond the Auditory", Object-Oriented Stories exhibition.The dynamics, loudness or softness, of environmental sound, are analyzed by micro-electronics. A visual representation of these sound-waves ripple outward, across the triangles at 1/100th the speed of sound. Courtesy of the artist.

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