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Radio on a Short Thin Wire

Radio on a Short Thin Wire

Wood, guitar string, amp, radio
approx. 24 x 72 inches
2012

Inspired by Alvin Lucier's Music on a Long Thin Wire, this piece transmits a radio signal through a guitar string, causing electromagnetic vibration. Only the frequencies that resonate with the guitar string can be heard, resulting in an ever-changing musical ambience.