cyclo phone by marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente
cyclo phone by marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente cyclo phone by marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente
aug 30, 2012

cyclo phone by marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente

cyclo-phone music generator by marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente

new york-based designers marcelo ertorteguy and sara valente have conceived the ‘cyclo-phone’, a bike-powered music machine. by pedaling a stationary bicycle connected to the instrument, users create different rhythms and compositions by cycling at different speeds. the instrument consists of a rubber flap attached to a bicycle rim that slaps on 8 pvc pipes that are held together in a radial configuration by a plastic stock water tank. each pipe is cut at a different length to produce different tones. the installation was fabricated for summer streets 2012 presented by the new york city’s department of transportation in manhattan.


users at summer sreets


summer streets

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