Center on Contemporary Art
Seattle, WA | PlateTechTonics
Shmoos Harp Installation 
by Dan Senn

June 1994

Bass Shmoos (left), Tenor Shmoos, Alto Shmoos.

Wind blown pendulums (wooden dowels with sails) are located
on strings above piezos. Oscillating fans are
activated by patrons
pressing switches at along installation
base board. Switches at base
activate feedback circuits
and pendulum beating. Oscillating fans
pointed at
silver platters cause weight of resonator to shift affecting
 instrument resonance.