Deadly Mexican weapons morphed into grungy musical instruments

What’s the best way to put an end to hatred and violence around the globe? Turn deadly weapons into musical instruments that play the sweet chin music. Yes, that is exactly what artist Pedro Reyes from Mexico did to address the crime rates by transforming weapons into object for social engagements like creating symphonies. He created around 50 musical instruments fabricated from weapons like revolvers, shot-guns; machine guns etc. giving him around 6700 separate pieces to work with over the duration of two weeks. With able help from six musicians the weaponry was transformed into a thumping orchestra having flute, violin, guitar, xylophone, cymbals, string instruments, bows, and drum kits. Have a look at the pictures below and you’ll be amazed by the amazing feat of this peace making artist.

Via: DesignBoom



Hailing from the northern region of India, Gaurav has a profound liking for everything upbeat in the cloud and vision to acquaint readers with the latest technology news. He likes to observe nature, write thought provoking quotes, travel places, drive cars and play video games when things get too boring. And his food for thought comes from ambient music scores he listens to.

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