Photo: Greenhouse Media

Disarm (Mechanized)

Date: 2012–13

Materials: Recycled metal

Dimensions: Installation comprising 8 mechanized instruments:

Harpanet: 77 3⁄16 x 36 1⁄4 x 28 3⁄4 in. (196 x 92 x 73 cm)
Canonofono: 28 3⁄4 x 72 13⁄16 x 19 11⁄16 in. (117 x 185 x 50 cm)
Sentinel: 85 7⁄16 x 50 3⁄8 x 32 11⁄16 in. (217 x 128 x 83 cm)
Wind Chime: 65 3⁄8 x 25 9⁄16 x 25 9⁄16 in. (166 x 65 x 65 cm)
Kalashniclock: 43 5⁄16 x 45 1⁄4 x 45 1⁄4 in. (110 x 115 x 115 cm)
Snare Drum: 30 11⁄16 x 27 9⁄16 x 24 in. (78 x 70 x 61 cm)
Hi-Hat: 39 3⁄8 x 26 x 26 in. (100 x 66 x 66 cm)
Bass Drum: 47 1⁄4 x 44 1⁄8 x 39 3⁄8 in. and 22 13⁄16 x 15 3⁄8 x 45 1⁄4 in. (120 x 112 x 100 cm and 58 x 39 x 115 cm)
Magnetic Cello: 55 1⁄8 x 53 1⁄8 x 31 1⁄2 in. (140 x 135 x 80 cm)
Trigger Puller: 46 7⁄16 x 66 15⁄16 x 66 15⁄16 in. (118 x 170 x 170 cm)

Credit: Courtesy of the artist and Lisson Gallery, London

Video

Pedro Reyes on the transformation of weapons into musical instruments

Audio

Co-curator Tina Kukielski on Pedro Reyes and his approach to art making

Co-curator Tina Kukielski describes Disarm (Mechanized)

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