In her past life Francene Kaplan thought of “art” as having to be objects of magnificence that all would agree to as being worthy. That feeling dissipated and she saw that the reward was in the creation process and the appreciation of the audience/participants. Kaplan works with sound at fundamental levels, to express how tonal qualities can be elicited simply. She also helps kids and teens appreciate sound art and to help them explore their potential in this medium.
Cereal Box Orchestra is comprised of people making sounds with various boxes of cereal. Visitors are invited to shakw shake, tap, slap, rip, and pop boxes of cereal.