Sound Shifting

Sound Shifting – from Soundscape to Soundshape

The “Sound Shifting” project focuses on three-dimensional representations of sound – this means the visualization and illumination of invisible phenomena that significantly shape our perception.


Using digital technology, the sound is first converted into 3D models and then transformed into sculptures via 3D printing or traditional casting. The sculptures are designed to provide information about the represented sounds by their shape and aesthetic features and expand the range of our perception through this transformation process. The 3D sound sculptures are snapshots of the soundscape and form a three-dimensional archive of sound visualizations.

The project follows an open design strategy. All 3D models are provided free for download through various channels and can be printed using a 3D printer.

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