fLOW vs. 3.3.1
Karlheinz Essl
Brief description of the work:
An ambient soundscape generator developed for Macintosh computers. It generates an ever-changing and never repeating soundscape in real time.
Materials, dimensions, duration:
Software application, downloadable from website
Location (venue & dates, public/ private):
Developed 1998-2006;
Universal Binary released: 23 Oct 2006
Audience information (size, mode of participation):
fLOW is released as shareware, and advertised via the elecroacoustic music and sonic arts network
Other information (reviews, collaborators, funders):
Originally, this soundscape formed the basis of the site-specific performance work-in-progress fLOW that was carried out in numerous steps and took place in various locations with changing musicians from different fields like New Music, experimental jazz, free improvisation and New Electronic Music.
Floorplan, scheme:
Visual/ audio-visual reference:
Key theme(s):
Observing systems in action
Further context:


1 min clip from fLOW