Danteum is an acoustic-visual installation deeply inspired to the Dante’s ‘Divina Commedia’ and to its architectural transposition made by the italian architect Giuseppe Terragni. This project wants to merge the visual and acoustic sensations in an unique body, where it’s impossible to watch the instalation without the sound and viceversa.
The visual and acoustic ambient is defined by a very well-balanced background where the three elements earth, fire and water symbolize the three parts of the poem. The relationship between the structure and the nature is strong and all the elements are strictly connected with their natural transpositions even though there’s any natural sound or image inside the project.
The sound generator is built using a granular synthesizer :
Thanks to a deep sound modulation the sound deeply changed in the three sections, both following and inspiring the visual creation. Even though there’s no natural sounds and images, the style is strongly related to the natural elements of earth, fire and water: