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Borgel-Tron, installation 2007

An generative sound installation built of adopted electronic organs.
The organs of Borgel-Tron were offered for free on eBay in Holland, they still worked perfectly when picked up from people in the neighborhood of Groningen. A documentary about the people who traded their organs for a home baked apple pie is part of the installation.


These Organs are able to sense and kick a ball; after they kicked the ball to another organ they play a predefined chord for a few seconds. Because the ball follows an undefined path it is a random and endless composition.

Borgel Blog - the making of

Year : 2007
 Graduation work - MFA - Interactive Media Environments - Frank Mohr Institute

Type : Generative sound installation and documentary

Space: Amicitia, Leeuwarden
Context: Big empty building
Material:: 9 Electronic Organs, computer, software patch, electronics, mechanical devices, Ball.

Thanks to: All the people who donated their organ and Klaas Koetje, Bart Nijstad, Martine Rademakers, Berthe Salegos. 

Supported by Hendrik de Vries Stipendium