Archive for October, 2012

Here are two wonderful examples of how the magic of music can dismantle the ordinary and invite people to interact in public spaces.

The first, located in Montreal, is a recent project by Canadian design collective Daily Tous Les Jours. It is a giant musical instrument comprised of 21 swings that trigger melodies influenced by the people swinging. This installation brings people of all ages and backgrounds together and creates a place for playing and hanging out in the middle of the city centre.

The second installation is in Odenplan, Stockholm. The Volkswagon Initiative financed the creation of a musical stairway, to see if people would rather have fun making music while climbing stairs or ride the escalator. The results seen in this film speak for themselves!

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