The SoniColumn -- an interactive sound installation that's one part sci-fi and one part Victoriana-- is the latest work from multimedia artist Jin-You Mok. Part of his MusicBox Project, the piece, as you can no doubt guess, consists of elements designed to mimic a music box in one form or another. The SoniColumn itself works through an array of touch-sensitive LEDs that each emit a unique tone when touched -- the budding musician can then turn a crank to rotate the column and play back his/her composition in its entirety. If you want let loose your inner Thomas Dolby, you can currently check out the SoniColumn at Bitforms gallery in Seoul, South Korea, or catch it's next appearance at Wired's NextFest in NYC come October.

[Via Engadget Japanese]

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