Transposing embroidery to music

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

In Soundweaving, Zsanett Szirmay used embroidery as a score to feed into a music box. Each stitching square is a punch hole, and because of the repeating patterns in “embroidered shirts and pillows from the Transylvanian Bukovina,” the results aren’t so farfetched as musical notes.

See more patterns, melodies, and pictures of the detailed punch work. [via Gizmodo]

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