The Long harp is an indoor 60 string light sculpture designed for public play. In public there are moments when crowds flock to it and people start to play independently. In the group’s chaotic activity the piece comes to life, as if everyone where unknowingly participating in a musical symphony. Each of my light strings in The Long Harp can sense user movement, speed and tempo. Each string mixes its own library of sound to create a depth and tone that compliments public activity and random musical play.
The Laser Harp Series are an evolution of immersive installations using movement and laser light to trigger sound. I have been creating light harps since the mid 1990′s. These harps have varied from art installations, to stage and performance installations and large outdoor sculptures.