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Swoon's Kickstarter for New Orleans

July 7th, 2011 Posted by: Paper Monster

Hey All, 

Callie is raising money for her new project in New Orleans this summer.  Stop by the site for more information, make a pledge, receive a little gift.  All the details are below, plus a great little video.

 

From the salvaged remains of a decrepit Creole Cottage, the Brooklyn-based artist Swoon has re-imagined a permanent, interactive sculpture for the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. We call it the Dithyrambalina.  It will look like a house, but it will function like a musical instrument. A growing group of local and national sound artists are working towards interactive instruments that can be built into its walls and floorboards so that visitors can bring the house to life through their touch. Ultimately, musicians will be invited to play the house, performing orchestrated works at block parties for their friends and neighbors. This project is for the love of New Orleans - its architecture, music, culture and its people.

 

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