Chant Boxes - Printed Matter edition

“Enchanted” Chant-Boxes

In 2008 I made circuit-bent Buddhist chant boxes to be given to guests at a NYFA fundraising event. I continue to experiment with them as instruments, gifts, and sculptural objects. (The ongoing Witnesses series is based on these.) (chant boxes…

Exhibition: Sequence of Waves

…are participating. There’s a robotic gamelon orchestra, a self-playing accordion suspended from ropes, performances, and much more. My contribution is called “Witnesses”, a group of 10 circuit-bent Buddhist chant-boxes whose pitches are controlled by light-sensors attached to a CCTV surveillance…