Experience WaterOrgan, a colourful kinetic artwork floating on the River Findhorn.
A pipe organ on the deck of a catamaran and pumped by a paddle wheel driven by the river’s flow, gathers data from the river through a series of electronic sensors and processes it into sound sequences played in real-time by the organ.
Each location in the river produces its own unique sound sequences which constantly modulate as conditions change. Come and listen to the River Findhorn, an experience you will not want to miss!
This installation is part of Source to Sea, Findhorn Bay Arts’ summer programme of events and activities to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21, set in the rural and coastal towns and villages of the Moray Firth Coastline.
Sat 24 – Sat 31 Jul
River Findhorn* 10am – 4pm | FREE (closed Mon 26 Jul)
Sun 1 Aug
Findhorn Bay* 11am – 4pm | FREE
*For River Findhorn please park at Logie Steading where you will be directed to the location of the WaterOrgan. Please note, this location is not accessible by wheelchair.
*For Findhorn Bay, the WaterOrgan can be seen from the pier area. This path is accessible by wheelchair.
Covid-19 Safety Guidelines:
Findhorn Bay Arts are working to ensure that the Scottish Government’s latest guidelines relating to Covid-19 are followed. We will take all necessary precautions to keep you safe, however, it is important for you to respect social distancing measures and wear a mask where appropriate. Please check our website and social media for further updates.
To view the WaterOrgan and location of this talk please park at Logie Steading and from the Steading, walk across the drive and follow the path beside the play area towards the river. This path, suitable for all ages, although not recommended for wheels of any sort, leads down to a viewpoint above the river and from there to a variety of locations where you can view the WaterOrgan from the river banks.
We recommend wearing sensible footwear and appropriate clothing for your walk to the view the WaterOrgan.
Note: The WaterOrgan will be floating on the Bay of Findhorn on Sunday 1 August and can be viewed from the newly installed accessible path along the front shore of Findhorn. Artist Mark Zygadlo will be on the pier throughout the day to answer questions and talk about his work.
Join the conversation on social media using the hashtags #SourceToSea and #YCW2021.
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