eliya | musical exhibits

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#001 – Orchestra

Touch hoops

Three hoops are integrated into the cladding of the internal metal structure through concrete castings. Each hoop features touch sensors and an audio system. When a sensor is touched, the sound of an orchestral instrument becomes audible. This innovative structure enables participants to freely collaborate, creating a harmonious blend of various instruments as they move within the surrounding space.

#005 – Wheel

Melody carousel

An integrated music box structure resembling a carousel is featured. Users can effortlessly spin the lower circular surface, thereby activating the upper playing mechanism. A recognizable musical composition plays in a back-and-forth manner, synchronizing with the rotation’s rhythm and the collaborative efforts of the participants.
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#006 – Disk

Height musicbox​

Paired with an upper musical apparatus, four participants grasp handles located at the base of the disc and collectively rotate it in synchronized fashion. This action engages the musical mechanism, which produces melodies harmonizing with sizable and precisely tuned pipes. Users have the power to affect the tempo and musical selections by adjusting the rotation’s speed. Following each intermission in the activity, the melody transitions to a randomly distinct piece.

#007 – Surface

Motion pavement

Musical floor design comprises concrete tiles resting on a floating column system. These tiles incorporate integrated ceramics, touch sensors, and a computerized audio system. Engineered to withstand outdoor conditions, these components enable visitors to collaboratively produce polyphonic music by interacting with the touch-sensitive surface. Additionally, integration with a fountain or water misting system is feasible, enhancing the overall sensory experience.
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#012 – Seesaw

Swinging xylophone

Spacious Seesaw Installation: Constructed with stainless steel, wood, and concrete components. It sways back and forth on a central axis, incorporating innovative shock absorbers. Designed to accommodate large groups, users can sit on either side. Shifting the balance, integral to the interactive experience, tilts the structure, setting off a sequence of harmonious tones through an array of calibrated tubes. The back-and-forth melody is a familiar and timeless composition.
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#014 – Music box

Key shuffle

A Periphery Musical Structure: Featuring two spacious keyboards, a running drum, and an upper section with a set of calibrated keys and pipes. The stainless steel framework is encased in wood, concrete, and rubber. The structure offers various play modes: during solitary running, electronic keys within the upper mechanism produce melodies. However, when the keyboards are touched, diverse songs can harmonize. The speed of running or walking rhythm influences the rotating drum, with a complex system of sensors, solenoids, and computerized audio that remains exceptionally resilient to outdoor conditions.

#019 – Marimba

Chromatic taper​

Spatial Musical Climbing Structure: A spiral, tapered helix made of stainless steel, featuring a surrounding climbing net and a central beam that enables users to sit together and generate random chromatic sounds through a sensor and audio system.
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#037 – Mobius

Tempered clavier

An Infinite Piano Ring where each key corresponds to a piano note. Participants interact by moving within the outer and inner spaces, collaborating and improvising while playing. The stainless steel structure with concrete covering houses eighty-eight keys, sensors, and an audio system.

#043 – Dome

Spatial occurrence

A geodesic structure designed for climbing and musical play. Constructed with galvanized metal and concrete panels, it features integrated climbing elements, touch sensors, and speakers. The dome is divided into five sections, each representing a distinct family of musical instruments. User collaboration brings forth a complete musical composition.
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