Gallery: StereoTANK: Recycled Water Tanks Turned Into Giant Musical Ins...

Want to make a giant guitar? You'll need two extra large plastic water tanks, a bunch of old 5-gallon buckets, some rope, and a wooden frame to hold it all together. At least that's how architect Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente made their giant musical instrument for the Zooart Festival in Cuneo, Italy back in July. StereoTANK is a temporary installation and inhabitable musical instrument played by plucking the taut strings and amplified by the two tanks on either end. The vibrations also triggered LED lights to illuminate, adding a visual component to the sonic experience.

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1 Comment

  1. gsdlvr June 13, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    Where can I buy large used water tanks like the ones used in the instrument? I need a couple as soon as I can find them.
    Thank you in advance

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