A collaboration with David Farish, inspired by a dance performance. We created a quasi-perpetual motion machine. Sensors around the base monitor the proximity and movement of viewers and create patterns of movement. Unfortunately, the drive motor burned out soon after we installed the piece at the oakland art museum as part of the annual Music for People and Thingamajigs festival. People had a hard time figurng out what the piece did but the kids had fun...
The motor mechanism at the beginning of the project