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Human Harp

Human Harp is an instrument that clips to suspension cables, enabling us to hear and play a bridge’s song.


A movician connected to Clifton Suspension Bridge

Made by

Di Mainstone

Di Mainstone

Di Mainstone is an artist and founder of the Human Harp, a network of creatives who's collective aim is to transform suspension bridges into giant harps!

Working with

Seb Madgwick

Seb Madgwick is the owner and lead engineer at x-io Technologies, a company that spicalises in wearbale sensor for medical, VR/AR applcations.

Resident Di Mainstone and collaborators are creating a musical device to play Clifton Suspension Bridge like a giant string instrument.

Human Harp is an instrument that clips to suspension cables, enabling us to hear and play a bridge’s song. Founded by artist and Studio resident Di Mainstone in partnership with Queen Mary University of London, Human Harp is also supported by Arts Council England, Arup, Roundhouse and Sennheiser. Now a global collaboration, Human Harp connects engineers, dancers, designers, musicians and bridge lovers from around the world.

“The Human Harp performances at the Roundhouse were both beautiful and engaging, inspiring our visitors young and old” Rachel Nelken, Senior Producer, Roundhouse


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