Electronic System Turns Human Face Into an Instrument

Japanese artist Daito Manabe works on a experimental music performance system that uses electrical sensors to either transmit music into muscular twitches or control music by facial movements.

Taking the role of programmer, designer, DJ, VJ, and composer on each of his projects, Manabe experiment with myoelectric sensors to turn people’s faces into human drum machine. Watch some of Manabe’s test projects in the video below.

You can also see this short documentary about Manabe.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *