Tree Of Transformation Summer Cookout And Bazaar

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A fundraiser for the Burning Man granted art project: The Tree of Transformation by Nick Geurts and YetiWeurks.

Join us for a community bazaar featuring local artists, designers, jewelers, crafters and clothing-makers as well as wellness products and services.

We will also serve up refreshments including goodies from the grill and a variety of tasty dishes. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CUP!

Other works by Gammaspace artist including Hin-Han: Guardian Of The Milky Way will also be on display.

There will be some fun musical guests including:
Tiger Uppercut
NotoChord
Kanyon Walker
Coult-45
Never Learn Not to Love

If you are interested in vending please contact Caitlin at gammaspaceart@gmail.com

More info: http://www.yetiweurks.com/treeoftransformation/

The Tree of Transformation is the second in a series of 20ft tall interactive musical trees. It takes the form of a twisting steel pipe tree trunk sprouting from a full-size upright piano. Three main limbs branch out to form a canopy and support nine steelpans with a four octave range. When the keys of the piano are pressed, solenoids are actuated to strike the pans in the correct location to play the corresponding note. Because some notes overlap between pans, there are a total of 99 solenoids but only 48 notes, which means that some notes will have multiple pans being struck resulting in a rich, complex sound, much like a steelpan orchestra. As you approach the piece at night, you will only see the piano by way of a piano lamp which illuminates the keyboard, and a piano bench which sits in front of the piano inviting you to play. When a note is played, each striker also has a high intensity white led light that flashes, lighting up the branches and pans in a sequence following the notes being played. The Tree of Transformation is being partially funded through a Burning Man art grant and after the event will be donated for permanent installation at a local Denver charity organization.

You can see the full Burning Man Honoraria here: http://burningman.org/event/brc/2015-art-installations/
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By: Gammaspace

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