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Whales in Motion: A Musical and Sculptural Experience for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Boston Museum of Science Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA

In our project entitled "Whales in Motion", blind and visually-impaired adults interact with specially-designed sculptures demonstrating specific Humpback and North Atlantic Right whale foraging, swimming, and diving behaviors. As the participant’s hand traverses the sculpture, a musician performs live, playing music that mimics the exact speed, contour, and motions as perceived by the participant’s hand. […]