Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Jakub Ciupinski’s Dancing Theremin
Above: Leon Theremin plays the instrument he invented, the theremin.
It’s an instrument born of Russian scientific research meant to be of use for espionage.Â The most important and bizarre part of it – and open electromagnetic current – can’t be seen but must be mastered.
Meet the theremin, played in the video above by its inventor, Leon Theremin.Â Listen to how the instrument sings in Theremin’s hands.
Now meet Polish composer and performer Jakub Ciupinski, whose techno-hip performances on the theremin expand the instrument’s possibilities.
Theremin made the instrument sing; Ciupinski makes it dance!