Think with your hands. ACT II: from wood to sound


In general, when we say the word “technology” we think of mobile phones and things like that. We forget that transforming the trunk of a tree into a violin is also technology – very ancient, no doubt, but no less technology for that. David Bagué grew up carefully observing the blacksmiths or cabinetmakers of the Gràcia neighborhood who, for their part, had carefully observed the work of the great masters of modernism; and these that of their parents… And so we would arrive at the Gothic, or the Romanesque, or the very iron tip of the arrows of the Laietans. This chain of transmission is very fragile and on the verge of breaking, but it still exists and deserves to be preserved and admired.