In Mayhem Machine, Sound, Interaction and Animation create a symbiotic relationship and meaning.
The animations and sounds create different stories by showing in non linear sequences which the audience controls in a playful manner.
The animations are based on animation principles stemming from Golden Age Cartoons, at the turn of the century.
Golden Age Cartoons, created the meaning “Language of Vision”, the cohesion between cartoon motion and sound; Striving for a symbiotic image and sound experience in which animation could allocate itself a new function in which animations could be created and experienced as a dynamic experience instead of a linear experience.
“The task of the cartoon animator, is to release and bring into social action, the dynamic forces of Visual Energy. This nervous system can aquire discipline necessary to the dynamics of contemporary Moving Image”