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20 November 2020, 11:09 | Updated: 20 November 2020, 11:56
As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
For most people, used tin cans and plastic waste only belong in one place: the recycling bin.
By taking a literal pile of rubbish, and giving it the gift of movement with a few batteries, Válek was able to create something special – a scrapyard orchestra.
With clattering bangs and metallic thuds, this quirky contraption becomes the unexpected vehicle for an avant-garde percussion work.
“2020 expressed as sound,” one user commented.
“My last three brain cells,” another quipped.
It’s not the most calming musical experience. But at this point in the year, we’ll take it.