Author Archives: Cassandra

Center Flee Two (2013)

  Center Flee are accelerometer based, networked LED devices, spun like fire poi, they make music and light effects. They respond to subtle changes in velocity, making a delicate conversation between performer and technology. The Arduino powered smart poi use … Continue reading

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Fishy (2005)

Computer interface and communication device, Fishy allowes the user to interact with their fish through a socket network connection. When the user clickes on the web interface, the fishbowl LEDs would glow to wake the geriatric fish at home.

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Plasma (2003)

A computer interface that transforms the user’s heartbeat into music. Using a modified pulse oximeter, like ones used in hospitals, the device reads the blood oxygen count and uses MIDI and MAX/MSP to make music.

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Center Flee (2003)

To create a digital simulation of the art of fire spinning, the device uses two accelerometers hung from the end of chains to control both sound and video on a computer using either MAX/MSP or Flash.

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Heart-A-Tac-A-Lac (2003)

Art car for Burning Man 2003. The car was a mobile shrine to coincide with the “Beyond Belief” theme. It was covered in aluminum disks which were individually decorated by Black Rock City residents.

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KA (2000)

  A discarded television set remounted in gilded plumbing pipes, KA provided optimal viewing for the Crash and Doll Mix and Fallen.

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Fallen (1998)

Video shown on KA. Fallen is an SVHS clip of a woman jumping into a mirror heavily modified in After Effects. Then combined with a slow motion clip of a woman performing as a doll with an analog video mixer.

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