Rick Nielsen, eat your heart out. Though they’re actually conceptual works of art, Yoshihiko Satoh’s 12-neck guitars appear to be playable, if not holdable. Colossal Art and Design sums up the impressive instruments’ impetus:

Japanese artist Yoshihiko Satoh takes mass-produced goods and alters or multiplies them to “unleash the energy residing in their function and shape”.

Indeed. If you’re in Tokyo between now and August 27, swing by Roentgenwerke AG to see these dodeca-axes firsthand. Otherwise, make sure to jump over to Colossal to read more and have a look.

Right here.