Orgel is an art installation and musical piece by composer Ida Lundén and set designer Johanna Mårtensson which challenges the concept of traditional instruments by using non-traditional materials. Made anew from contemporary materials and values inherent, it transforms our preconceptions of how we define ceremonial and musical spaces.
Essentially, Orgel, which exists at Fylkingen, a space in Stockholm, is a contemporary version of a traditional organ; where plastic tubes and objects make up seven wind instruments and sound is produced via compressed air. Interestingly, each pipe (and organ) produces a different sound. Orgel celebrates the use of ordinary, cheap materials—shaping them into something of worth. It challenges our preconceptions of using simple, used materials to create dramatic ritualistic experiences and sound that would have once only belonged within a church or ceremonial space.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.