Physics meets art in the sounds of impossible instruments at Samson Young exhibition

//Physics meets art in the sounds of impossible instruments at Samson Young exhibition

Physics meets art in the sounds of impossible instruments at Samson Young exhibition

The unusual setting of the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre enhances the surreal nature of Samson Young’s exhibition “Instrumentation”.Young, who has just been named one of the six finalists in contention for the M+ museum of visual culture’s inaugural Sigg Prize, has been working with a special unit at the University of Edinburgh that studies the sound made by impossible instruments.Think a 30-metre tuba, a piano the size of a thumbnail, or a trumpet the size of a football field.Tessa Giblin,…

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