Mogens Jacobsen: Hørbar/Audiobar / ZKM | YOU_ser: The Century of the Consumer / Interview


Hørbar/Audiobar is an interactive sound installation by media artist Mogens Jacobsen (born 1959 in Rome, lives and works in Copenhagen). It was developed at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark. The user interacts with the sounds by placing bottles on a table. In this video, Mogens Jacobsen gives us a demonstration of how it works and talks about his work. ZKM | Media Museum: YOU_ser. The Century of the Consumer (October 21, 2007 - December 31, 2008).


In an interview with VernissageTV, media artist Mogens Jacobsen discusses his project Hørbar/Audiobar currently on view at ZKM. Similar to a jukebox, visitors may activate a selection of sounds samples by placing the appropriate bottle on the table. In a move away from the mouse/screen interface which dominated his computer-based work in the 1990s, Jacobsen began experimenting with tactile interactive projects such as Hørbar/Audiobar.

Originally posted on VernissageTV art tv by Enrico