The sponge is a digital music instrument that looks a bit like a cushion. In a foam rectangle are sensors, buttons and a radio transmitter that can detect and send to a computer data on deformations and orientation of the instrument. Sound synthesis and mapping are supported by the computer.
Sponge Quintet: Martin Marier / Preston Beebe / Ana Dall'Ara Majek / Francis Lecavalier / Émilie Payeur
Video: Spinning Sparks / Preston Beebe