An art installation in Montreal explores cooperation through playful movement.

A new installation in Montreal encourages passersby to create music with swings; each swing on the 21 seat set plays a pre-recorded sound, but when swingers coordinate their moves, the swings work together to create a harmony.

Designed in collaboration between Mouna Andraos and Melissa Mongiat of the art collective Daily Tous Les Jours and Luc-Alain Giraldeau, a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal’s Science Faculty, ‘21 Balançoires‘ sits in front of the Université Science Center and is as much as an experiment in human behavior as it is art installation:

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