Discrépant, in-situ urban sound installation, website, 2019

Discrépant is a sound archive at size 1:1, overlaping a public place with its own soundscape from the past.

As a site-specific outdoor installation that can be reactivated in any public space, Discrépant generate a unique sound experience each time it is reiterated. The work is accessible to the audience through a specfic website and their own individual equipment : any connected smartphone and headphones.

While being on the spot and connecting on www.discrepant.me, visitors can listen to recorded sounds evolving in relation to each of their positions and paths, overlapping with their immediate experience of the place. Their trajectories take place in-between interconnected stratum of realities and temporalities, overlaying and bumping into each others.

Discrépant is a sculpture made with time and pure perceptions, without any direct visual or material endings, stimulating users’ imaginations by generating a “persistence of hearing” - flirting with auditory hallucinations.

Discrépant is a micro-lag in perception recreating the spectrum of the past, filling the space with ghosts made discernable.

Interface utilisateur
listening session