Youyang Hu, Chiaochi Chou

electronic part, mineral, timber, metal, laser box, guitar string, resonator, graphite panel

Pizzicato comprises laser transmitter, fluorite, metal string, sound box, and control device. The raw ore of fluorite floats on the table and rotates slowly. When the white laser beam from the ceiling penetrates the fluorite, it will become refracted light of different wavelengths due to the crystallization and polarization effect of the fluorite, and the metal string underneath the fluorite will be plucked by the ensuing photoacoustic effect, hence the string tone made by the interaction between light and matter.

As the light source above moves along the straight rails, Pizzicato will guide the viewer through different sensory paths to rediscover how the ever-changing light falls on the matter and how the light

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