Walter Kitundu creates kinetic sculptures and sonic installations, develops public works, builds (and performs on) extraordinary musical instruments, while studying and documenting the natural world. He is the inventor of a family of Phonoharps, multi-stringed instruments made from record players that rely on the turntable’s sensitivity to vibration. Kitundu has created hand-built record players driven by the wind and rain, fire and earthquakes, birds, light, and the force of ocean waves.
This event is part of a series sponsored by Black Artists + Data Futures with support of Borghesi-Mellon Workshops and made possible by the Center for the Humanities. Assistant Professor Reginold Royston is a coordinator.