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3News in New Zealand Interviews Serj About The Eye For Sound Exhibit In Auckland

From 3News The frontman for rock band System of a Down has launched an interactive art show in Auckland. Serj Tankian's Eye For Sound is an app that pairs musical scores with different works of art. The New Zealand-based musician painted and composed all of his pieces, and also convinced Bic and Boh Runga to take part. The exhibit is at Silo Park. Check out the full video interview HERE

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Upgrading The Dynamic of Art and Audience

By Andrew Fish For Iconic Interview I’m still running iOS 5, which means I have ad-free YouTube, native Google Maps, and a smartphone experience that’s more like playing with bubbles than sifting through index cards — which would you rather do? It also means my outdated phone isn’t compatible with many of the latest apps and I wasn’t going to be able to use it at Serj Tankian’s multimedia exhibit, Disarming Time, last month, which required iOS 6 or higher to experience his latest piece of innovation: an art show where each painting is intertwined with a piece of music. Though I refused to budge on my increasingly irrational anti-update stance, I was determined to fully experience the event that had...

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Nylon Guys Interviews Serj About His 'Disarming Time' Paintings

From: Nylon Guys“DISARMING TIME” WITH SERJ TANKIAN Photo Credit: Nicole Lemberg - Soundcheck 411 Serj Tankian is an artist in every sense of the word. Most of us know him as the intense operatic vocalist/ activist from System of a Down and maybe for his recent jazz and orchestral outings, which have garnered critical acclaim. He’s a poet, a thinker and a major human rights activist. But, as he will tell us, some passions just keep emerging. Last week in Hollywood, the self-taught artisan Serj Tankian packed PROJECT GALLERY full of celebs, musicians and friends like Tom Morello and Moby at his first immersive musical art show “Disarming Time.” Not satisfied with just painting or composing, Tankian decided to marry mixed-media...

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Eye For Sound App Tutorial

To fully experience Serj's musical paintings, follow the steps below: 1. Watch the Video 2. Download the Eye for Sound App 3. Launch the App, CLICK HEREand point your device at any artwork onscreen. 4. Try it on all of the images in the Gallery.

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