Go/Igo 囲碁 MASCHINE – Making music tangible with a Go-board

What do you get when you combine an ancient board game with electronic music production? A lot of fun!

As part of our ongoing series of informal experiments in tangible music, Kristian Gohlke from the bauhausinteraction group teamed up with Michael Hlatky from Native Instruments and went to Tokyo and to build a tangible musical instrument that uses a Go-board (Japanese: 囲碁 / “Igo”) and some computer vision as a user interface.

Here is a quick video:

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