21 Swings


An annual interactive installation in a high-traffic area in Montreal’s Quartier de Spectacle. 

Design concept

21 swings are set up in groups of three. Each swing triggers musical notes when used, but certain melodies appear only when the three swings in a group move in a synchronized way.

Experiential qualities and related concepts

Affective, collaborative, embodiment, exertion, performative, sociality.

Augmentation modality

Haptic, auditory.

Technical options

Sensors and music synths.

Prototyping techniques

Video scenario.


Daily Tous Les Jours (2011-)