Braun Tube Jazz Band

Japanese experimental artist Ei Wada breathes new life into old TV picture tubes. He utilizes their lectromagnetic properties to transform light into sound and back again. When he touches the screens, this triggers a fascinating audio & video performance in which his hands and his whole body serve as pseudo-antennas. The old-fashioned picture tube TVs and a video recorder become percussion instruments, light synthesizer and VJ/DJ equipment all rolled into one. Thus, devices that have lost their original function can be used in a new way.´


credit: Takeshi Horinouchi

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Taken on September 11, 2009