Performing the Machine — The Harp

The Harp, musical interface. 2018.

3D printers sing songs all their own while producing objects layer by layer. The Harp is an interface for conducting the printer’s unique voice. The printer’s movements follow the same code used to print the Harp’s rods, so the instrument is in effect performing its own construction.

The Harp was created during Fab Academy 2018 at Fab Lab Amsterdam, and was created with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.