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The 'Space Bass' by Sarah Ovsiew Takes on an Alien Design

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: coroflot and walyou
A true purist would cringe to see such a timeless instrument bent into such an unusual form, but the 'Space Bass' by Sarah Ovsiew stands on its own. Taking shape as a new breed of musical instrument, the Venutian violin has a bent neck that sits across the shoulders of the performer.

Allowing for bow-free playing, 'Project Harrison Ford,' known as 'Space Bass' by Sarah Ovsiew, was her response to the challenge of designing an object fit for a 'Star Wars' movie. This instrument seems to fit the bill.