Grill your Darlings (2011)

Grill your Darlings, an installation for children to learn about the art of fire. It's not about destruction, it's about re-creation.

Screaming kids burning toys with a voice controlled flamethrower. Not about destruction, but transformation of mass produced toys through the fire and energy of your screams.

A microphone connected to an Arduino board sensing the magnitude of the scream - The Arduino activate a solenoid opening up the gas flow of the flamethrower.

 By Christian Liljedahl