Servos

This aluminum suitcase houses an electrical relay and three mechanical counters which are activated by robotic arms (servos) creating polyrhythmic musical compositions. The rhythmic algorithms were originally composed by a musician on a computer. At a second stage, these compositions were downloaded onto the suitcase in order to hear a mechanical translation of his performance.

Music by Douglas Geers & Thomas Charveriat
 
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 • Size:53x45x19 - Media: silver anodized aluminium, electro-mechanical relay, 30A shorepower cord, counters, microcontroller, MAX/MSP interface. - 2000
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