Pin Instrument Turns Visual Patterns Into Music [Video]

Pin Instrument Turns Visual Patterns Into Music [Video]
Design

The Theometrica is able to express geometric patterns into sound with pins, a spinning disc, and a motion sensor.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 20 february 2014

Music is universal, in that nearly all cultures around the world create and use music to express their joy or hardship. But what about music representing physical and geometric patterns, like those made in various artworks? That is the question that inspired artists Oscar Palou & Alexander Müller-Rakow to create Theometrica, a way of creating music from physical designs.

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