Spacial Tuning Chamber
Proprioceptor is a 360 degree immersive sound environment.
Proprioception is the medical term that describes the ability to sense the orientation of your body in your environment.
The participant steps into an 10’ pitch black globe which acts as the chamber.
The chamber contains 418 speakers. Using sound, the environment creates a series of 3 dimensional experiences to sharpen the participants proprioception.
These soundscapes will have variable lengths and dimensions of spacial exploration.
The chamber and programming will be made available to other sound artists and musicians to create immersive sound pieces.
There are 32 vertical pieces that form the chamber
There are 13 horizontal pieces that form the chamber
At each horizontal and vertical intersection is a speaker
(416) + 2 (1 top and 1 bottom) = 418 speakers
The sound chamber is housed in a 10′ sound-proof cube with a door to enter cube
The inner chamber opens accordion style
The participant steps into the chamber on an elevated structure
The chamber and door are closed and Proprioceptor plays