Material: Wood, Glockenspiel, Interactive sensing system
DESCRIPTION: Swings is composed of moving objects. Objects make sounds by hitting pieces of glockenspiel. The motor operation sound and... Read More
Swings is composed of moving objects.
Objects make sounds by hitting pieces of glockenspiel. The motor operation
sound and crack sound are also used as the sound of the art work.
When people close to these objects, the
objects stop moving. And Sounds stop like wild birds and frogs.
The sound is amplified and
you can experience the movement and sound from the next room through the glass
window without stopping the movement of this art work.
Old glockenspiel and
speaker are important items for thinking about their existence. At the same time, I thought that, if old
instruments were dancing when there is no one, it would be fun. I was thinking
about such things from childhood. I think everyone also thought about the same
cannot recognize all world issues directly, but we can study about many items. I would like to show that
something is going on, even if we are not there.
made this art work in the broadcasting room of the former elementary school in
NAKANOJO Biennale 2017.
Second time, it was installed for Synthetic Mediart 2019 in Taipei.
is a region where depopulation is progressing. Through the window of the
broadcasting room, I can see nobody and I can see only mountains. However, some
pieces of equipment of old broadcasting room was not broken. The radio taught
me various current global news. These things inspired me and led to this