Strings at Ventana244 Art Space

By ITP students, Monica Bate, Johann Diedrick, & Luisa Pereira

February 8-March 2, 2013

Opening February 8, 6-9PM

Ventana244 Gallery is pleased to present the interactive installation
/*Strings*/, a musical instrument that surrounds the viewer. Strands of
strings tensed in oblique planes – from ceiling to floor, from wall to
wall – define an architectural space. Once inside, visitors become
performers, moving through the space and playing the strings to find
different ranges of pitch and timbres in the instrument. The sounds are
generated synthetically but, as is the case with traditional acoustic
instruments, the experience includes texture, space,  and movement. Each
weekend, a different musician will create a performance exploring the
possibilities of this new instrument that surrounds both performers and

Performances: Saturdays at 5PM February 9th, 16, 23 and March 2

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
mly2 | Exhibitions