Physic Garden Commission: Eavesdropping on Medicinal Plants
We are looking for someone with electronic, electrical and musical expertise – and loads of enthusiasm and initiative.
Creating an electrical machine that will record changing electrical potentials on parts of plants in the Physic Garden.
Requirements: attachment leads, instrument conversion to readout as visual waves and audible response (could be converted to musical notes). Needs to be waterproof, portable, powered by mains and with rechargeable batteries .
Further info on machines that listen to plants is readily available online e.g. goo.gl/efPCiz
Completion by the spring of 2017
Funding – approx £2,000, dependent on provision of a warranty and follow up support