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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 148 UNEXPECTED ART FORMS

Gemüseorchester

THE VEGETABLE ORCHESTRA OF VIENNA

 

Form meets function in the homemade, edible instruments used by Vienna’s Gemüseorchester.

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“Carrot flutes” from Vienna’s Gemüseorchester. Photo © and courtesy of The Vegetable Orchestra.

 

Some of the instruments, including the carrot recorders and eggplant castanets, have a look of raw, carnal minimalism to them. Others, such as the “cucumberphone,” incorporate more aesthetic appeal, combining various vegetables of contrasting colors.

 

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