NAISA Transformation: The Mycorrhizal Rhythm Machine

Summer 2020 installation @NAISA North, Ontario •

June 11 – August 3rd 

Turning a {Space 10} Grow Room into a Fungi and Sprout music generator.

for Grow Dome installation:

Fast-growing sprouts, vegetables, herbs will be started, and grow over the duration of the installation. Visitors and/or NAISA may harvest.

Sprouts & microgreens: wheatgrass, adzuki, basil, oregano, arugula, broccoli, fenugreek, chickpea

Vegetables: squash, sweetpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes, ________

Phytagel: to show root growth with mycorrhizal fungi 

Mycelium grow bags or polycarbonate forms: Pleurotus djamor (pink oyster mushrooms), Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushrooms), Ganoderma lucidum

5 biodata modules sending CV out or MIDI out to various sound-making devices

Biodata module sending cv/MIDI out to Arturia synth, Particle, other semi-modular synthesizers.

Genelec speakers

Touchpads sending Visitor biodata through synths and triggering analog noise-making devices.


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