water drums to drive interaction and socializing in lakes
1 month project at ENSCI, Paris
Hikers in America are 18-29 years old
of young adults admit to being on their phones while socializing
an average person
opens his/her phone a day
Keeping the Flow
Phones have distracted people from participating in physical activities and socialization. One way of supporting mental health and socializing is through hiking nature, specifically around water.
How might we socialize outdoors?
Taking inspiration from hip hop music for its mass appeal and simplicity of production consistenting of the 808, high hat, and a good sample. Also trying to keep a visual spectacle to support the audio.
Tuning different girth and length tubes
Making the high hat sounds by using rice to simulate how pebbles from the lake would rattle under tight canvas
Exploring visuals to compliment the sound
3cm diameter 2mm thick brass for third octave
2mm thick for
Oak wood to float
while resisting rotting
1mm thick for
oak wood to float
while not rotting as fast
3cm diameter 1mm thick brass for third octave