A group of human powered electronic sound sculptures explores the output of electronic sound through the transference of energy beginning with human kinetic action.
Six different sound and light making mechanisms referred to as T.H.E.M (The Handmade Electric Machines) comprise an ensemble of electronic instruments that can be played together or separately.
Creative collaborators from Griffith University’s Interactive Media Lab team includes musicians, designers and artists. They are committed to sustainable concerns by maximising the creative expression from limited materials and using small amounts of energy. Their intention is for the audience to appreciate their direct participation with generating renewable electricity and having fun being part of an ensemble of electronic instruments.
About the Creators
The project is designed by Daniel Della-Bosca, Andrew R. Brown, John Ferguson, and Timothy Tate. The creators are members of the Interactive Media Lab based at Griffith University, South Bank campus, inclusive of staff and doctoral candidates from the Queensland College of Art and the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. The team includes a range of complementary skills across music, media art, product design, and interaction design. Each team member is an active and individual media artist with a history of collaboration in various combinations.
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