An Instrument Made from Teeth by Simone Giertz #MusicMonday
Everyone’s favorite Queen of S***ty Robots, Simone Giertz, has taken a bunch of chattering teeth and turned them into a musical instrument. Here’s more from CDM:
The Swedish roboticist who dubbed herself “queen of s***ty robots” has made a musical instrument out of chattering teeth. But that’s just the start – the toolkit she used has been used on all kinds of new musical inventions.
Yes, you can watch Simone Luna Louise Söderlund Giertz (actual full name) use teeth as robotic instrument…. The machine making this happen is a device that makes musical robotics more accessible – and vastly improves rapid prototyping – at low cost. That’ll be the fiendishly clever dadamachines Automat, the creation of engineer and musician Johannes Lohbihler of Berlin.
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