INTERACTING SPIRITS IN A
Selecting musical phrases from recorded music,
extracting them and embedding them into a new
Sampling allows human interaction within a digital
This can be a guideline for future creative spaces.
A symbol of blending old with new.
Why we need it
How to achieve it
The importance of Human Interaction for the
Randomness & intensity of human interaction occur less
during virtual encounters
→A future library has to succeed in stimulating human
How to create creative spaces within a
Defining our target group
It will not be the person who has decided to
specialize in music
A library should not be a music school
Generic vs Detailed
Generic skills can only be acquired in the internet
Specialized skills are taught in music schools
Musical needs a future library may cover
Looking for music
Playing music for an audience: DJing & radio
A space for digital skills
Spaces for rehearsal/ Jamming/ Practicing
A recording studio
How to make the most out of these creative spaces
Facilities are not enough
Focus on personnel
Give back to the library
Focus on spaces
The benefits of random human interaction - Examples
→ important means of creativity
→ interaction with someone you can’t actually meet
Libraries have always provided random human interaction.
Future decrease in human interaction & a
libraries’ potential against that
Libraries used to be a place where people went
to find data that they couldn’t find elsewhere.
They need to become a place where people go
to find people they can’t find elsewhere.