InstruMentalGespinst

InstruMentalGespinst

ElectroMechanical OptoAcousticOrchestra

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Discarded, broken and endangered musical instruments are saved from their disposal, modified into self-playing, musical automats and joined-up to form an electromechanical, audiovisual orchestra.

This open series of musical sculptures digs through the piles of historical and ahistorical instruments, reinventing the forgotten and the unused. In our not-yet-tradition of media/an/archaeological strategies, we combine the respect for the old with the curiosity for the new, transforming the known into the unknown and vice versa.

With kinetic manipulations, light-, sound- and motion-sensors, the instruments play themselves, each other and are played contactless by the changing conditions of their environment, creating everchanging soundscapes of intention and coincidence.

Singular, individualised music-machines are the elements of a walkable, optoacoustic network inviting the visitor to become player and instrument himself and take part in an open-ended, experimental arrangement.

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Salzburg 2017 - 02

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Salzburg 2017 - 03

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Salzburg 2017 - 04

InstruMentalGespinst
Shown at Neuer Kunstverein Wuppertal 06.03. – 29.03.2015

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler Kunstverein 2015

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler Kunstverein 2015

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler Kunstverein 2015

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SoundtoLight RaumZeitPiraten

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler  Kunstverein 2015

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InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler  Kunstverein 2015

InstruMentalGespinst RaumZeitPiraten Neuer Wuppertaler  Kunstverein 2015

dammerungsschaltung RaumZeitPiraten

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