“The World’s Most Useless Machine ™ © Inc.”
- In-person event
- Ages 5+
- ≈ Continuous · No intermission
Picture a makeshift piano keyboard and an array of old tape recorders. The ingenious mechanism that links all this together is just waiting for you to set it in motion. So take control of this bizarre machine with its tapes and motors, and compose a mind-blowing score!
Chain reaction: You press a key on the keyboard, a tape recorder starts up, and the first note of an amazing symphony rings out! From samples of orchestral instruments, played by members of the NAC Orchestra, to other vibrant sounds, The Aerophone’s range is so vast that you won’t always know what wind you’re dealing with.
Sprung from the mischievous imagination of artist Pierre-Luc Clément and his creative sidekicks, in homage to the famous Mellotron, The Aerophone also pokes fun at our society’s hyper-efficiency. Why else build a whole machine for the sake of something so seemingly pointless as sharpening our senses and tapping into our limitless capacity for wonder?
Without words ● Ages 5+ ● Free
Saturday 17 February, 11AM to 5:30PM
Sunday 18 February, 10:30AM to 5PM