Monday, November 7, 2011

the NYC subway as an instrument

 conductor turns the new york subway system into an interactive string instrument. using the MTA's actual subway schedule, the piece begins in realtime by spawning trains which departed in the last minute, then continues accelerating through a 24 hour loop. The visuals are based on massimo vignelli's 1972 diagram.
to watch this as it happens visit http://www.mta.me/

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