Craft & Design Music Science

Meara O’Reilly, who works on magazine projects in MAKE Labs, is also a talented sound and visual artist. She’s just completed a short video, with her friend Lisa Foti-Straus, of the Chladni music she’s been working on. She built her Chladni (CLOD-knee) plate after working on the Chladni article in MAKE, Volume 16. She’s been composing songs based on the images that emerge as she sings into it. I love the tones she gets with her voice. Very haunting.

Chladni Song

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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