Circuit Bending Bacteria with the Fuel Cell Symphony

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Circuit Bending Bacteria with the Fuel Cell Symphony

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What I’m doing now is looking for sonic richness with bacterial activity

Mexico City-based artist and nomadic plants maker Gilberto Esparza is back at it again. In collaboration with the Lincoln Reimagine Project, the video below debuted at TEDActive in Palm Springs last month. Developed in order to have conversations about polluted rivers in Mexico, Esparza will collect water samples, with each sample’s contents producing unique audio attributes. Environmental monitoring disc jockeying, if you will.

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I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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