Portfolio

interact and connect

Create inclusive interactive sound art installations globally. Below is a selection of our projects and collaborations. We have worked with York City Council, York St. John University, National Science Museum, Strong Museum USA, BBC, Anglia Ruskin University and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. We continue to expand our reach and portfolio. If you would like to work with us please contact us.

 

Theremin Bollards

Theremin Bollards is an installation by interact and connect. These interactive sonic sculptures will blow your mind. We invite people of all ages and abilities to ‘throw their best shapes around’ – your movements will be translated back to you as music. We call it, the interactive sound sculpture anyone can play.

The Bollards have gone from strength to strength, gaining commissions at the Strong Museum, USA and at the Science Museum, London with more to international installations to follow in the coming months.

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Electric Fence 

We designed the interactive elements and built the Electric Fence installation for the City of Culture 2017 in Hull. You will be able to experience the Electric Fence at Hull Minster until the end of September 2017.

 

Muse Hack

In 2017 we began our digital maker activities based at York Explore library. We are currently recruiting for September 2017. Please see the original advert below and contact us for more information.

‘Work with professional artists and digital makers. Create interactive musical instruments and music using digital maker tools and music software. Learn some code and get ready to perform live with what you have made at York Explore.’

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‘Aged 10 – 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE!’

‘Work with professional artists and digital makers. Create interactive musical instruments and music using digital maker tools and music software. Learn some code and get ready to perform live with what you have made.’

Venue:

York Explore Library Learning Centre, Library Square, Museum Street, York YO1 7DS.

To book your FREE place:

Go into any York library or call 01904 552828.

Muse Hack is funded by Arts Council England as part of a 3 year Explore Media arts project.

 

 

Hack Camp

We ran this event at York Explore, a first for York and a truly inspiring day which saw 20 young people and parents given a brief and 6hrs to bring their ideas to reality. Below is an outline of the brief and a film that York TV made during the event.

What would a garden of the future look and sound like? Make your own predictions and design a garden focussing on the conservation of bees. 

Join our current Muse Hack members or start from scratch. Learn how to use our digi making resources including Arduino and Bare Audio Touch Board along with coding and CAD software. 

Take your designs form paper to prototype in our Maker Space using traditional craft resources, Lego and a 3D printer.

Make your garden interactive with sensors and by recording, sampling and composing using a range of music toys and software.

Below is a feature York T.V did about our first ever Hack Camp event.

 

Converge/York St John University

We are currently work with Converge and York St John university  music production students, developing a professional partnership and work experience opportunities.

Converge is a partnership between York St John University and mental health service providers in the York region. It offers high quality educational opportunities to those who use NHS and non-statutory mental health services and who are 18 years and over.

 

Tymba

Coming Soon! A dedicated music therapy device based on the Bollard concept. We began work on this project in January 2017. If you are interested in working with us as part of our product testing process please contact us here.

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