photo credit: Kate Kunath.
Two vests sewn with an accordion-like instrument between; individuals wear them facing each other; as the two participants embrace and pull away, their movements generate sound. Allegorizing human relationships, the wearable instruments resemble prosthetic devices, suggesting that relationships can be regarded as corporal, affective, and psychic apendages...
Marisa Jahn & Steve Shada
(from the Wearable Musical Instruments series
by Marisa Jahn & Steve Shada
parts of harmonicas, wood, fabric, people
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco)
The Moore Space (Miami)
Seamless Fashion Show 2 at the Museum of Science (Boston)
The Museum of Contemporary Art (North Miami)
ArtSpace (New Haven, CT)
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