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Bowdoin College Museum of Art turns wall drawings into musical instruments
POSTED 01 Oct 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
An art gallery in the US has created a new installation where visitors can create music using its exhibits.

Located in Brunswick, Maine, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art created the new exhibition, which comprises four large drawings on separate walls of the gallery. Using their smartphones, as they move along the art wall, different pitches and tones will play.

The works have been created by artist-in-residence Linn Meyers. They were created alongside an interactive sound installation, called Listening Glass, by interactive and audio artists Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver and Josh Knowles.

The drawings are a series of curved and squiggled lines that develop more heavily in texture from left to right. As users move their smartphones across and around them, they create sounds which vary from point to point.

"The wall drawings are always usually in response to the architecture, but with this particular piece the architecture was just one of the elements that the drawing responds to," said Meyer. "It was made in response to the architecture and equally in response to the technology and the sound."
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Bowdoin College Museum of Art turns wall drawings into musical instruments
POSTED 01 Oct 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
An art gallery in the US has created a new installation where visitors can create music using its exhibits.

Located in Brunswick, Maine, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art created the new exhibition, which comprises four large drawings on separate walls of the gallery. Using their smartphones, as they move along the art wall, different pitches and tones will play.

The works have been created by artist-in-residence Linn Meyers. They were created alongside an interactive sound installation, called Listening Glass, by interactive and audio artists Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver and Josh Knowles.

The drawings are a series of curved and squiggled lines that develop more heavily in texture from left to right. As users move their smartphones across and around them, they create sounds which vary from point to point.

"The wall drawings are always usually in response to the architecture, but with this particular piece the architecture was just one of the elements that the drawing responds to," said Meyer. "It was made in response to the architecture and equally in response to the technology and the sound."
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