ECCOS is a modification of the soundtrack from an Ecco the Dolphin gameplay video found on Youtube. Wilson contextualizes ECCOS as furniture music: not a centerpiece, but a backdrop for thought and other activities. The project utilizes an input output system, in which he employs the simple "change speed" and "echo" effects in Final Cut Pro and pushes them to their maximum values. Wilson has diagrammed the process, relating it to kindred experiments like Brian Eno's Discreet Music. In that spirit, ECCOS seeks--and finds--a limit within the music itself.
After releasing the files from the .zip, open the .mp3 files in a media player of your choice.
Andrew Norman Wilson currently lives and works in New York. He is a 2011 recipient of the Dedalus Foundation MFA fellowship and the Edward Ryerson Fellowship. His work has been presented at the Images Festival in Toronto, the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the De Young Museum in San Francisco, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, the Eastern Bloc Center in Montreal, Yaffo 23 in Jerusalem, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Parsons, UCLA, and Reed College. His work has been featured in Artforum, Aperture Magazine, Rhizome, Buzzfeed, and more.http://www.andrewnormanwilson.com/
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