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Artist Transforms Storefront for Art & Architecture Into a Bright Red Interactive Instrument
Posted By Jessica Dailey On January 16, 2012 @ 8:10 pm In Architecture,Art,carousel showcase,gallery,New York City | No Comments
For the next month, visitors to New York City’s Storefront for Art and Architecture will be making music with an unlikely instrument: the gallery’s building. For his installation “007_Urban_Songline ,” artist Allard van Hoorn carefully interlaced fishing line through Storefront’s uniquely-designed space to create a spiderweb-like maze for visitors to walk through. The lines act as the chords of a massive instrument  that creates a musical translation of the gallery’s physical space, which van Hoorn painted a bright orange-red. Visitors play the chords, adding to an original score with every stroke. Hit the jump  to see more of this intriguing interactive installation.
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