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An interactive installation of 21 musical swings in Montreal (2012). Each swing in motion triggered different notes, all the swings together composed a piece of music, but some sounds only emerged from cooperation.

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The beauty of this project is that the simple idea of combining swings with music has such a strong impact.  Whenever I come across a project like this, it definitely fuels my desire to create something similar. 

It encourages me to look beyond the primary function of things to find something surprising or interesting. 
Moreover, I applaud that people from all age groups engage with the swings.

To take it further, think about coming across this kind of installation on your way to school and maybe interacting with it. Would it have an impact on kids / teenagers to be more creative throughout the day?

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Just read about another art project, base din Boston, witha similar theme http://georgezisiadis.com/#/pulse-of-the-city/

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