How can we play music with our eyes?

Max MSP | Jitter | cv.Jit | Arduino

Exploring our intimate — and sometimes uncomfortable — connection to sound and the gaze, Ocular is an instrument that loops and affects samples by tracking the performer's pupil using computer vision. Designed and developed over a span of three months, Ocular was performed in front of a live audience in Brooklyn, NY for ITP NIME on December 3, 2017.

Special thanks to Aaron Montoya Moraga, Greg Shakar, Yuli Cai, Chino Kim, and the rest of the ITP NIME community.

The max patch for this project is open source and can be found on Github

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