archive

Project archive, 1996-current day. Some documentation of prototypes, maquettes, processes as well as works that are either older and/or not fully resolved.

Pendulum Music On A Long Thin Wire

2012

performance installation

Swinging pendulums, oscillating electromagnets, pickup coils, rhythmic phasing. After Steve Reich and Alvin Lucier.

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Leak To Lower Lazy Levitating Load (prototype)

2007

prototype for solar-powered kinetic installation

This is a system for levitation. Mass and gravity are employed in order to lethargically levitate a load until it is hovering at a distance equal to its own height.

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Water Water, Teeter Totter

2001

kinetic

A water teeter totter. Precursor to levitation machines.

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Switch

2001

kinetic

Variation of Perch. Precursor to levitation machines.

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Perch

2001

kinetic

Variation of Switch.

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Cycle

2000

maquette for kinetic installation

How does repetitive orderly motion generate chaotic behaviour? Cycle is an untethered double pendulum, a two-body problem.

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Creep

2000

robotics

A novel means of robot locomotion.

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Why Do Machines Think They Are Human?

1999

kinetic video installation

Mechanical-digital video surveillance. Installed in a closet. It makes a recording of everyone who comes to see it, and plays it back to them later (apologies to Don Ihde).

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DVCR

1999

kinetic video

DVCR

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One Thousand Tiny Blows

1999

kinetic

The goal is to eventually poke through the floor.

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Daysleepers (OUT888)

1998

emergent behaviour-based installation maquette

Nocturnal machines.

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Boot

1998

performance installation

Performance in which live CCTV images of a face and ass taunt a kicking machine, and get kicked.

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