ANALYSIS OF SOUNDPAINTING SIGN LANGUAGE VISUALS

Mahir Yerlikaya, Sonat Coşkuner
2016 Arts and Music in Cultural Discourse Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference  
Soundpainting constructed by composer Walter Thompson is a simultaneous universal composition sign language which is made for musicians, dancers, poets and visual artists operated in improvisational environment. Today soundpainting language contains more than 1500 signs. In this research it is aimed to analyze (converting visual texts to writing texts) the gestures (moving visuals) in 1st level of soundpainting. Content analysis was made in this study. After the data analysis, it was discovered
more » ... that soundpainting sign language gestures have common features in real life body language. Also it was seen that these gestures have universal communication language which has no boundaries like language or hearing deprivation.
doi:10.17770/amcd2016.2194 fatcat:6s3pxsovjvacnkluyosie55hye