I made this video in the summer. It's a bit rough around the edges, but it gives an idea of the prototype. A number of questions linger, however. What makes for meaningful sound in the context of such a project? How can the use of sound help encourage a consideration of bacterial experience? Does sound alone convey the dynamic qualities of bacteria? What other components may be incorporated into the project?
I have some ideas on all of the above, but right now I'm focusing on writing my dissertation (though I do have an exciting batch of kimchi on top of the fridge right now...). Fermentum is the closing project of my dissertation, and really is geared to applying what I learned through making Biolesce. The above questions are just a few things that I want to jot down and keep in mind before I begin writing about the project. I'll update this site as I move forward. I'm hoping to get back to this project in a couple of weeks. For now, here's the video: