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zimoun kinetic headphones use cotton balls for speakers
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dec 10, 2013
zimoun kinetic headphones use cotton balls for speakers


zimoun kinetic headphone installation uses cotton balls + DC motors for speakers
’2 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard boxes 16.5 x 12 x 5cm’
motors, steel, cardboard, felt, battery
dimensions: 17cm x 40cm x 15cm / 6.7″ x 15.7″ x 6″
all images courtesy zimoun

 

 

 

in an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, swiss studio zimoun has explored the mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems through their latest generative headphone installation. the concept utilizes cotton balls, 2 prepared DC-motors and cardboard boxes to create systematic acoustic experience with simple architecture and commonplace industrial objects. without physical speakers installed, the complex kinetic headphone sculpture articulates tension between the chaotic forces of life through an effortless reverberation of sound repetition.

 

 

’2 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard boxes 16.5x12x5cm, 2013′
video courtesy zimoun

 

 

’2 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard boxes 16.5 x 12 x 5cm’
motors, steel, cardboard, felt, battery
dimensions: 17cm x 40cm x 15cm / 6.7″ x 15.7″ x 6″

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