Patterned by Nature
3600 LCD tiles hanging in one wibbon, representing the tendency of our perceptions to hold on to pattern on all scales of time and space.
A DIVINE RATIO
A wedding gift for Neri and Osvaldo, exploring the fibonacci sequence and oscillations, through pencils.
HALF A MILLION YEARS OF ART HISTORY
A chapter about the long history of art and the potential implications for us in the present. Co-written with Eric Gunther for "20 Under 40," edited by Ed Clapp.
A time-based music video with Ok Go.
HERE THE NOTHING
A timelapse dance video. Etude No. 1 in a series of studies in sound and movement.
An interactive robotic musical installation, that plays a custom composition based on your input theme in an impossible manner.
A levitating, wirelessly powered lightbulb, that will float stably in midair for years without any physical contact.
An interference pattern creating a kinetic illusion from simple counter-rotating objects. Opposites working together, as in marriage.
Infrared transmitting rings, designed for the Cirque du Soleil Revolution Lounge in the Mirage in Las Vegas, enabling what appears to be magical control of visitors' drawings.
A wearable feedback device to improve and accelerate motor learning.
CRACKED OUT LOVE
Two opposites, coming together to spell 'love' in the bride and groom's native tongues.
ROBOTIC MOTOR CONTROLLERS
A portable, 8-channel PID control system for controlling anthropomorphic robots.
A study in politics, control, and group participation, involving user-motivated action.
A 3-d persistence of vision illusion, yielding an object that appears to do the impossible.
A typically very brief moment - glass shattering - stored permanently in table form.
An automated art-making machine using a variety of output tools.
ROBOTIC BALL BALANCING BEAM
An experiment in the stabilization of a rolling ball on an otherwise unstable surface. Feedback!
VOICE COIL ACTUATOR ARRAY
A tightly-packed array of rotational voice coils, for medical application [or sound making].
An acrylic kinetic table exploring the ignored side of machining, the 'wasted' material.
DOUBLE LASER TRIGGER
A laser-based trigger for ultra-precise [5us] strobe-firing for high speed bullet photography.
An experiment in distributed artificial intelligence, with a variety of 2o robotic flowers in their garden.
A text-based spinning persistence of vision (PoV) display.
An alabaster sculpture involving multiple textures, as a 34th anniversary gift for my parents.
A side-lit laser-etched acrylic light sculpture.
HIGH SPEED FLASH TRIGGER
An infrared breakbeam trigger for high speed imaging.
An irradiated acrylic sculpture with diffractive lighting.
A first experiment in kinetic sculpture, with a deus-ex-machina feel.
THE DRIP PROJECT [273-o73A]
An exploration into alternative methods of sound-making, with Leo Hochberg.