Friday, July 21, 2017

Hello Wood - Midnight Cello Concert

When Lucas presented our architectural theory he talked about "adaptable use" with the idea that we were going to create a space that allowed "human scale activity."

We were able to do programmatic activities because we were already starting with a built form... The Cathedral we illstalled last year. So really, the "art" we intended to create was activating the space.

On Wednesday, half way through the week, we happened onto a midnight cello concert. What I mean by this is one of the team leaders was also a concert cellist. On Tuesday I saw him playing out in the middle of no where. On Wednesday he came over to our site and asked to borrow a shovel.

"You can have our shovel if you play a cello concert at the Cathedral," I said.

"Are you saying you will only let m'e take your shovel if I agree to play cello?" He replied.


At around 11:30 the power went off at Hello Wood and we held a 20 minute cello concert. 130 people came to our site and sat in silence. It was one one the coolest events I have ever been a part of. Magic.

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