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The Violina for Stella Artois

The Violina is part of the Stella Artois Chalice Symphony. It plays music by bowing tuned Stella Artois chalices with a circular bow of Mongolian horse hair. The player can […]
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Gravity Harps for Bjork

The Gravity Harps are the final version of the pendulum instrument and are featured in Bjork’s current Biophilia show in Manchester UK. The idea was born during a slightly tense […]
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The Gravity Ring for Bjork

The Gravity Ring was originally envisioned for Bjork’s Biophilia project. I met her and Michel Gondry at the MIT Media Lab when they were looking for people and inspirations for […]
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Water Harp for Bjork

This was a project for Björk, who had asked me to explore instruments that harness forces of nature.  I chose to start with water, or gravity and surface tension, to […]
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Honey I Shrunk Red Hook

There are some invisible walls between the varied populations of Red Hook. Would those walls disappear if we shrunk everyone down? In the summer of 2009, Laura Arena of Lucky […]
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