Firmansyah Risman a.k.a. Methclass. Born in Bandung, Indonesia. he is a live coder, designer, and music producer. He started as a live coder in 2020 using Orca, then explored something like Pure Data, Max/MSP, Supercollider, processing, and more often using Pure Data and FoxDot from 2020.

On Extended Asia, 2022 – Vol. 3: “Discovery,” Methclass created an A/V work titled Undefined Syntax.

Undefined Syntax is composing the sound using a coding platform (FoxDot), then transmitting via Midiloop to trigger the source sound (Ableton) then controlling the sound using Midihub to mix all the sound and variables.


Image by Methclass

This work is part of “Islandwide Coverage,” a multi-site, multi-author project by AWKNDAFFR is an artistic operation situated at the intersection of art, theory, and praxis by Wayne Lim and Soh Kay Min.

Part of “Natasha,” Singapore Biennale [SB2022]—across a network of sites, including the Singapore Art Museum [SAM] at Tanjong Pagar Distripark. It will take place from 16 October 2022 to 19 March 2023.