Public Resonance / Yamaha / 2011

Public Resonance allows a performer to directly connect and literally 'resonate' with an audience. By utilising the natural resonance of everyday objects, for example street furniture, existing architecture or even public transport, various vibrations are both created and amplified by this portable percussive tool kit. Public Resonance was inspired by the spontaneity of street performers and the busking community.

The project was sponsored by Yamaha in conjunction with the Royal College of Art, and was run by designer Tomoko Azumi as well as Yamaha designer Kunihiro Takei. An installation was originally showcased during London Design Week 2011 at Chappell Music of Bond Street in Soho, London.

Materials / Black Walnut / Steel / Felt / Electronics (various)

Photography / James Champion

Video / Maja Zamojda (cinematography) / Will Snow (editor)