Electronic Music Instruments Reimagined As Design Sculptures [Pics]
Brooklyn-based UM Project aimed to give the Theremin a new visual look to match it's distinctive sound.
Odd Harmonics is a new exhibition featuring a collection of custom one off designed Theremins by François Chambard of UM Project. The exhibition celebrates the launch of Butterscotch Records which partnered with Chambard on the project. Butterscotch is inspired by the analog era of music making and will offer releases on vinyl. They were looking for a unique way to introduce and approached Chambard after his Craft System series show at Wanted Design in 2012. One of the pieces from that exhibition was a redesigned Theremin. Butterscotch founder Allen Farmelo asked Chambard to create a series of objects that merge art, design and performance.