‘I’ve gone way beyond whale sounds…I’ve been playing with my fingernails!’Peter, newly discovered musician, Chester
(proto) elips made sounds and at times, music. It was played by people of all ages over the course of a month that included the Llawn 04 festival. During this time musicians were invited to experiment as a part of a soundLAB exploring the instrument/ installation’s potential.
The prototyping was useful research into how this idea could be expanded into a touring event or permanent sculpture.
Photo 1,3,4,5,6,7,8 by Lindsey Colbourne, Photos 2 & 9 by Llawn04, Model photos and visualisations 10-15 by Jenny Hall