In Vitro Oink
Duration: ca 11'23"
Instrumentation: Piano, electronics and wii remote
Production Details: In Vitro Oink is a composition by Christopher Jette for piano, electronics (both precomposed and generative) and wii controller. Keith Kirchoff is the performer in this video and the person who commissioned this piece. in vitro oink and a paper on the composition were presented at ICMC 2011 in Huddersfield, UK. A paper was also published in eConact on In Vitro Oink.
The performers movements are tracked by the wii controller and this data is used as a basis for generative material. The piano part is derived from an analysis of the small granular sounds that are the building blocks for this piece. The title is a reference to the event in November 2009, where scientists from the Netherlands created meat in the lab, from living cells.
Paper from ICMC 2011 on IVO
The following video is the 2011 ICMC performance
The following video is of Keith Kirchoff performing the original version in 2009.