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Tinkering Tinkerer: Walter Kitundu

Walter Kitundu
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Walter Kitundu is a multidisciplinary artist who focuses on sculpture and sound installation, public art and teaching.

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He builds (and performs on) extraordinary musical instruments, while researching and documenting the natural world. Kitundu has created hand-built record players driven by the wind and rain, fire and earthquakes, birds, light, and the force of ocean waves. In 2008 he received a MacArthur Fellowship in recognition of his practice.

Kitundu was is a visiting professor in the Sound Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and recently taught at Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice

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