Sunday, May 03, 2009

The Musical Suit

Check out this press release....
Phish percussionist Jon Fishman's "Musical Suit", a custom garment/musical instrument woven out of audiocassette tape recordings culled from his personal collection, will be on exhibit from May 1 to August 24th, 2009 at the MADISON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART.

The exhibition is aptly timed for Phish fans headed to Wisconsin for the East Troy June 20 - 21 summer tour dates.

The dress was worn and played on stage during a Phish show in Las Vegas in 2004. It was created by Alyce Santoro, internationally exhibiting musician/conceptual artist and the inventor of SONIC FABRIC, an audible textile woven from recycled audiocassette tape (recently featured on the sundance channel's PLANET GREEN.

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