One Thousand Tiny Blows

One Thousand Tiny Blows

1999

kinetic

motor, eccentric cam mechanism, steel rod, aluminum, wire, power supply


The goal is to eventually poke through the floor.


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kinetic

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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

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Why Do Machines Think They Are Human?

1999

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DVCR

1999

kinetic video

DVCR

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Boot

1998

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

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Daysleepers (OUT888)

1998

emergent behaviour-based installation maquette

Nocturnal machines.

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