Life Beat

Heath Fashina

2003, 02:12 minutes, Colour, English


Life Beat is composed of sampled sounds from everyday sources. As such, as there is no original ownership of these samples, which were mixed together to form a polyphonic beat. In the age where the RIAA has aggressively pursued persons responsible for copyright infringement, this piece strives to elude authorship and copyright.

This video was recently recreated as an interactive, open-source computer program called
Open Polyphonica, made available on the internet.

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