British Artist Turns Bridges Into Instruments


Using a variety of gadgets and tools, British artist Di Mainstone has come up with a way to turn suspension bridges into giant musical instruments. She calls this human-bridge interaction the Human Harp:

In the six years since her first sketches of a woman connecting with the bridge, Mainstone has managed to enlist the enthusiastic support of industrial engineers, audio researchers, physicists, software designers, university departments, and Andy Cavatorta, the inventor of Björk’s Gravity Harp.