August 28, 2017 AT 9:00 am

Giant Musical Object Recreates the Sound of Running Horses at a Roman Cavalry Fort

NEON recreates the sound of running horses at a roman cavalry fort in britain from designboom on Vimeo.

Nice write-up on designboom.

the artwork stands at 3.5 meters high and measures 12 meters across. NEON arranged the instrument in a circular form which creates an experience much like being in a room with a surround stereo system. as the device is powered by the wind, ‘the soundscape is constantly altering in direction and rhythm’. imaginary hooves are created by 32 wind turbines which power hundreds of beaters being flicked against a wooden block in a rhythmic fashion.

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