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the Radar” is a radio violin project by Mia Zabelka for the
international sound art project “PhonArt – The lost
languages of Europe”. The 9v battery for the pick-up on her
electric violin is replaced with power from radio waves transformed to
The concept involves “opening up” radio space, integrating live elements and a soundscape of lost languages, which is processed using MIDI effects generated by the radio-powered violin.
Thus a “circuit of radiowaves” is constructed, transforming radio reception into power for the violin, which in turn generates sound and electronic and MIDI effects that are broadcast back into the ether.
Phonart at Kunstradio:
Contribution from Belgrade:
Contribution from Croatia:
Contribution from Prague
Live Phonart radio network between all participants: