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2 March


21 swings designed by Daily tous les jours, in Rennes soon!

Designed by Daily tous les jours, 21 swings are a collective music instrument, a game and an exercise of musical cooperation. When it is moving, one swing triggers several notes. As soon as they move altogether, the 21 swings create a musical composition of which melodies could not exist without the cooperation of the audience. It results in a gigantic musical instrument that stimulates the inhabitants into taking over the public space, and gathers people of all ages and origins. Until now, the installation has only been show as an event, but the Quebec designers of Daily tous les jours offer a permanent version of it.

 

Rennes is one of the 6 cities in the world to host this experience!

 

21 swings at Montréal © Olivier Blouin

 

As a part of the #2  season of the participative budget of the city of Rennes, 239 projects were submitted to Rennes people. 11 500 of them voted for their favorite projects between the 28th of January and the 12th of February. 21 swings are one of the 44 laureates, it ended in second place with a total of 925 votes.

 

21 swings at Montréal © Jay Fenech

This subtle street furniture is a strong medium for social cohesion and offers everyone to take over the city in a playful way. The fact that one needs cooperation to create a musical score delights young and old alike. Located on the Mail François Mitterrand, these swings will become a place to play and share moments together.

Electroni[k] wishes to enthrall the city and the everyday life through playful forms, accessible to everybody. Here the inhabitants will come and come again to walk around the swings, collaborate with their neighbours and share a pleasant moment.

 

 

21 Swings was created by Daily tous les jours and submitted by Electroni[k] as part of the participative budget organized by the city of Rennes.

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