Trained as a musician and composer French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates work by drawing on rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways. Since the late 90s the artist has composed sound installations with inflatable pools filled with water and china bowls, vacuum cleaners and most recently involving more traditional musical instruments in his work offroad (2014). Grand pianos move around the room, responding to electric sensors, which enable them to shift direction so as to avoid collisions.
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