# 202304031044 Object 57 (Gaffa Tape) #prepared-guitar-research #prepared-guitar #prepared-guitar-implement #Prepared-guitar-technique *Image (size 200)* ## Type - #Found-object #Artifact - #Peripheral ## Evolution *How did the object evolve over time?* ## Material properties - Heavy cotton cloth - Adhesive ## Assemblages - [[202305212222 Assemblage A.E1.F1.12.41.57]] ## Open questions ## Workshop notes - [[2023-04-26]] | Put different sized pieces of [[202304031044 Object 57 (Gaffa Tape)]] on the edge of [[202302252001 K2 (K&M Percussion Table)]] before a performance. - [[2023-05-17]] [[202305212222 Assemblage A.E1.F1.12.41.57]] | The sound keeps evolving organically without me interfering in the process at all. This gradual change keeps happening over the span of at least multiple minutes. Stasis is only arrived at when [[202305172056 Object 41 (Handheld fan)]] stops spinning. - [[2023-05-17]] [[202305212222 Assemblage A.E1.F1.12.41.57]] | The spinning of [[202305172056 Object 41 (Handheld fan)]] will primarily stop because of it catching on something else. It is constantly slowly moving, and might eventually move to a position where the spinning is obstructed by another object. ## Research recordings - [[202305172059 Recording A.E1.F1.12.41.57]] ## History - [[Frengel 2017 The Unorthodox Guitar]] p. 131 - Using tape to attach a piece of wire to the body that bounces on the string. - [[Frengel 2017 The Unorthodox Guitar]] p. 133 - Using tape to fasten a ring that is attached to a string to the soundboard. ## Recordings *Recordings of other people using it.* ## Potential & Ideas - Use the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] enclosure to attach [[202303051651 Object 50 (Milk Frother)]] to (with [[202208270027 Object 59 (Masking Tape)]] or [[202304031044 Object 57 (Gaffa Tape)]]). - Use [[202304031044 Object 57 (Gaffa Tape)]] to fix objects to the guitar so that one hand is free. ## Related Objects - [[202208270027 Object 59 (Masking Tape)]]