The Chandelier Harp is an interactive instrument played by passing your body through the low voltage lasers that shine from the Chandelier Harp to the ground. Much like plucking the string of a harp, passing through the beams triggers custom circuitry and sensors to produce musical notes. Designed for group, collaborative play, The Chandelier Harp allows participants to create, play, and dance music together.
The Chandelier Harp can install in one of two ways. It can be hung from the ceiling (as a free hanging chandelier), or it can be assembled on custom stands for stand-alone exterior placement.
The Chandelier Harp is part of Lewin’s “Have Art Will Travel Program” which seeks to create dynamic, participatory, public art experiences worldwide. Lewin’s traveling works provide an unprecedented level of interactivity and can transforms the way we interact with art and each other.
Lewin’s Laser Harp Series is an evolution of immersive installations using movement and laser light to trigger sound. I have been creating light harps since the mid 1990′s. These harps have varied from art installations, stage and performance installations, and large outdoor sculptures
EXHIBITIONS2022 Illuminate Adelaide: Chandelier Harp2019 World Economic Forum, Davos: Chandelier Harp2019 Converge New York City, Aqueous and Chandelier Harp2019 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit: Chandelier Harp2015 CODAVideo Merit Award: The Pool at AHA! Light Up Cleveland2012 Honoraria Artist & Featured Exhibit: Burning Man Honorarium2008 Honoraria Artist & Featured Exhibit: Burning Man Honorarium2016 Cherry Creek Arts Festival: Denver2015 CherryArts Festival at Stanley: Aurora2015 Astana Arts Fest: Astana, Kazakhstan2015 Communikey: Boulder2014 Luminosity: Lexington Arts League2013 Artsfest: Conway2013 Its Electric: Solo Exhibition by Jen Lewin, CU Art Museum
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