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It’s like letting plants ‘bang on a piano’: Data Garden

"It’s as if we’re giving plants synthesizers and allowing them to 'bang on a piano' with their changes in conductivity. This process results in musical forms that wish I had the ability to play or reproduce. At the same time, it’s nice to just sit in a room and surrender to the experience."

“It’s as if we’re giving plants synthesizers and allowing them to ‘bang on a piano’ with their changes in conductivity,” said Joe Patitucci, one-half of Data Garden, the group that, yes, makes music with plants in a Q&A with the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. “This process results in musical forms that wish I had the ability to play or reproduce. At the same time, it’s nice to just sit in a room and surrender to the experience.”

Read the whole Q&A here.

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