Mélodie Fenez Makes Music Using the Secret Sounds of Plants #musicmonday
Vice interviewed French artist Melodie Fenez on the science and method behind her music project, in which she captures the sounds of plants using a hacked children’s toy as an interface:
Fenez began by poking the naked ends of wires into the leaves of the plants that fill her apartment. Then she handed me a pair of headphones with a cord snaking back to a control panel beneath her fingers. The panel itself was a modified children’s toy covered in pictures of farm animals. It used to make barnyard sounds, before Fenez hacked it into an interface between her and the plants. With a deft hand, she began to play the children’s toy. Otherworldly clicks, whistles, and wails filled my ears.
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