Aug. 23 Swing Set Drum Kit at Bucktown Arts Festival

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This Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Swing Set Drum Kit will be at the Bucktown Arts Festival for everyone to enjoy!

Senior Citizens Memorial Park
2300 N. Oakley/2300 W. Lyndale

Visit bucktownartsfest.com for more info and be sure to stop by this fun, interactive swing set and play the drums while swinging.

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July 19: Swing Set Drum Kit at Hyde Park Art Center

Dave Ford Sculpture

You literally swing and play the drums, at the same time.

This Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Swing Set Drum Kit will be at the Hyde Park Art Center for everyone to enjoy! Stop by this fun, interactive swing set and play the drums while swinging.

Saturday’s event is programmed for The Beast by Laura Shaeffer and SHoP.

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford

Swing Set Drum Kit originated in El Paso, TX, as part of the Chalk the Block Festival

Click here to watch a video of the swing set in action.

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging people to build rhythmic sounds through their swinging. Three swings activate large colorful wheels that trigger multiple drumsticks, striking percussive instruments.From the snare drum to sleigh bells, the visual and auditory layers to the piece are endless.

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Avenue Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org

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Swing Set Drum Kit at Square Roots Festival

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We’re thrilled to announce the Swing Set Drum Kit will be at Square Roots Festival in Lincoln Park, July 12 & 13. Stop by the corner of Lincoln & Sunnyside both Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., and make some music. Bring the kids, bring your mother in law, everyone can ride the swing! 

Click here for a full schedule of events for Square Roots Festival.

Click here for videos of the Swing Set Drum Kit in Action!

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging people to build rhythmic sounds through their swinging. Three swings activate large colorful wheels that trigger multiple drumsticks, striking percussive instruments. From the snare drum to sleigh bells, the visual and auditory layers to the piece are endless.

 

 

Dave Ford Sculpture

You literally swing and play the drums, at the same time.

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Swing Set Drum Kit at Make Music Chicago

Make Music Chicago, June 21, Evanston

Make Music Chicago, June 21, Evanston

 

This Saturday, June 21, Swing Set Drum Kit will be Make Music Chicago at the Music Institute of Chicago, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL
Click here for the schedule of event.

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging people to build rhythmic sounds through their swinging. Three swings activate large colorful wheels that trigger multiple drumsticks, striking percussive instruments. From the snare drum to sleigh bells, the visual and auditory layers to the piece are endless.

 

Dave Ford Sculpture

You literally swing and play the drums, at the same time.

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June 14: Truck Drawings at artruck in Evanston

Truck Drawing panel by Dave Ford

Truck Drawing panel by Dave Ford

artruck is coming back for the 6th time!

Saturday, June 14th, 7pm – 10pm, folks will gather around and inside of two UHaul trucks to look at art and talk on the 1100 block of Ashland in Evanston.

Dave Ford will show his Truck Drawing Project

To create truck drawings, lines accumulate as Ford drives a 12” Penske truck with 100 pencil-tipped water bottle pendulums dancing above the paper lined bed. For this project, Ford drove his Penske Rental Truck from Chicago to Philadelphia and back, stopping at both Penske Truck Leasing Headquarters and East Passyunk Avenue to do presentations of the truck drawing in progress.

Click here to learn more about Truck Drawings by Dave Ford 

Truck Drawing Process by Dave Ford

Truck Drawing Process by Dave Ford

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Swing Set Drum Kit at Guerrilla Truck Show on 6/10

Photo Tuesday! Swing by Calder Plaza and make some music on the Swing Set Drum Kit! Happy ArtPrize

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging people to build rhythmic sounds through their swinging. Three swings activate large colorful wheels that trigger multiple drumsticks, striking percussive instruments. From the snare drum to sleigh bells, the visual and auditory layers to the piece are endless.

Dave Ford Sculpture

You literally swing and play the drums, at the same time. Photo by Federico Villalba at Chalk the Block 2011 in El Paso, TX.

The Guerrilla Truck Show is 6/10

Every summer during Neocon, the worlds largest international trade fair, Morlen Sinoway Atelier hosts the Guerrilla Truck Show. The event serves as a platform for creatives of all types to showcase their work in a temporary gallery space within the back of a truck. Over the years, the events has blossomed from 13 trucks exhibiting to ‘over the limit’ at 62 trucks for our 9th Annual show in June last year.

This year is our 10th ANNIVERSARY. Be prepared for something big for this ONE NIGHT ONLY event !!! Mark you calendars down and join us on Tuesday JUNE 10th, 2014 5:30-9:30 at the corner of Aberdeen and Fulton Market, in front of our showroom – Morlen Sinoway Atelier at 1052 W. Fulton Market. Event is FREE and open to everyone!

http://www.theguerrillatruckshow.com/

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford

Swing Set Drum Kit originated in El Paso, TX, as part of the Chalk the Block Festival

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