"Stringed" Sculpture meets Music

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"Stringed" Sculpture Meets Music

Project 2017-12-11 17:34:22 +1300

"Stringed" Sculpture Meets Music, is an exhibition that is planned to be held in 2018 at Space Gallery in Whanganui. This exhibition is an interactive collection of sculptural instruments I have made over the past 3 years. The exhibition will not only showcase a number of fully functional sculptural stringed instruments but many will be interactive and recorded. The plan also is to hold at least 2 instrument making workshops during the exhibition.

 

This Exhibition is the halfway mark for a larger vision which may take another 3 years to complete. The overall concept is that I create 10 guitars with each guitar having an extra string compared to the previous one. So far I have made a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 stringed instruments, plus other experimental ones. When I reach the 10 Stringed instrument I will then invite 10 musicians to choose an instrument and explore its possibilities. I will then start the process of video and sound recording 3 pieces of music inspired from different themes. After which I would like to turn this concept into a stage performance.

 

The possibilities are unlimited and changes happen along the way. With all of the past projects within my art practice this project is the most exciting and the future opportunities within this new field of direction is a mystery. This goal has created a new journey for me that can be shared through direct interaction with my instruments or interaction through listening. As I have already experience with taking some of my instruments to Mic Night at the Petone Depot the awe and delight of the interaction puts a smile on my dial.

 

Check out the UPDATES for other images and videos

 

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5 String Fretless Bass

13/01/2018 at 12:37 PM

Yaybahar Experiment

13/01/2018 at 12:28 PM

This is my experiment with my Yaybahar or Space Chello. I have made some changes since then and also constructed a 1 String version

Working away in my studio

13/01/2018 at 12:25 PM

Much of my journey is making the tools to construct the guitars. 

Yaybaha Photo Shoot

12/12/2017 at 10:29 PM

The Yaybaha

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    2018-01-12 11:23:35 +1300
    Gina Gell
    2018-01-10 21:49:39 +1300
    Mathew Gell
    2018-01-10 21:48:04 +1300

    "Love you work bro"

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    "Stringed" Sculpture Meets Music

    Project 2017-12-11 17:34:22 +1300

    "Stringed" Sculpture Meets Music, is an exhibition that is planned to be held in 2018 at Space Gallery in Whanganui. This exhibition is an interactive collection of sculptural instruments I have made over the past 3 years. The exhibition will not only showcase a number of fully functional sculptural stringed instruments but many will be interactive and recorded. The plan also is to hold at least 2 instrument making workshops during the exhibition.

     

    This Exhibition is the halfway mark for a larger vision which may take another 3 years to complete. The overall concept is that I create 10 guitars with each guitar having an extra string compared to the previous one. So far I have made a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 stringed instruments, plus other experimental ones. When I reach the 10 Stringed instrument I will then invite 10 musicians to choose an instrument and explore its possibilities. I will then start the process of video and sound recording 3 pieces of music inspired from different themes. After which I would like to turn this concept into a stage performance.

     

    The possibilities are unlimited and changes happen along the way. With all of the past projects within my art practice this project is the most exciting and the future opportunities within this new field of direction is a mystery. This goal has created a new journey for me that can be shared through direct interaction with my instruments or interaction through listening. As I have already experience with taking some of my instruments to Mic Night at the Petone Depot the awe and delight of the interaction puts a smile on my dial.

     

    Check out the UPDATES for other images and videos

     

    Comments

    5 String Fretless Bass

    13/01/2018 at 12:37 PM

    Yaybahar Experiment

    13/01/2018 at 12:28 PM

    This is my experiment with my Yaybahar or Space Chello. I have made some changes since then and also constructed a 1 String version

    Working away in my studio

    13/01/2018 at 12:25 PM

    Much of my journey is making the tools to construct the guitars. 

    Yaybaha Photo Shoot

    12/12/2017 at 10:29 PM

    The Yaybaha

      Anonymous pledger
      2018-01-12 11:23:35 +1300
      Gina Gell
      2018-01-10 21:49:39 +1300
      Mathew Gell
      2018-01-10 21:48:04 +1300

      "Love you work bro"

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