The old devices will get it in the hands of the artists, sometimes it is a very new lease of life. Take for example the project of the collective Electronicos Fantasticos! the music you create with the help of bar-codes.
The use of bar codes as we know mainly from the shops, and supermarkets in particular. A bar code scanning to receive the register information regarding the price of the product in question. A convenient system that is also in a very creative way to address it. The combination of a bar code scanner and provides only for the transmission of information.
This information does not always have product information. The data could also be referring to the music. And that’s exactly what Electronicos Fantasticos! do it. By barcode scanning creates an electronic sound. Due to this, cleverly combined, there is even live music. Take a look at the videos above and below to see how to do it. It looks and sounds pretty spectacular as well.
What you’re seeing here are two examples of how Electronicos Fantasticos work. In some cases, you see a large piece of cloth with different bar codes. In the second case, the bar codes to put on a dress. On the canvas, you can see that there are qr code barcodes are used in the dress you can see in the first instance, it is only in a striped pattern. Examples of this work can be viewed on YouTube and Instagram.