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Molotov :: 2017

MoltovMiniature Molotov cocktails spin with speed determined by the frequency of Trump’s Twitter posts. Viva la...

02.21.17 | Comments Off

Montana Data Transmitter :: 2015

Needle Gauges and Control KnobsThe Montana Data Transmitter Box is an interactive installation at the Lark Hotel in Bozeman, MT.  Users can see current snow depth, new snow fall, and temperature at various locations in the mountains surrounding Bozeman, as well as gage heights of local rivers. Data is displayed on needle gauges, honoring...

10.8.15 | Comments Off

War Toys – Little Boy :: 2014

War Toy IIIThe third of a series of toy models based on historic weapons, including the Soviet R1 missile, the Vietnam-era M61 hand grenade, and the ‘Little Boy’ atomic bomb . Cute and hand-cranked. Wood, brass, roller chain,...

05.13.14 | Comments Off

This Machine Kills :: 2013

fascists_350My first Processing project, for the Cottonwood Club’s almost annual ‘Fascists’ show. This Machine Kills is a first-person shooter game with the goal being to blow up the sentences as they appear. A secret key will explode them all.  You can download the game here (untested for...

10.23.13 | Comments Off

War Toys – R1 and M26 :: 2012

War Toy I and IIAn ongoing series of toys based on historic weapons, here the Soviet R1 missile and the Vietnam-era M61 grenade. Brass, roller chain, paint, and wood. Not suitable for children under the age of...

05.3.12 | Comments Off

Fearmongering Fascistslut :: 2011

Fearmongering FascistslutA piece I made for The Cottonwood Club’s This Machine Kills Fascists show. The machine gun-toting stripper can be actuated up or down via remote button along with the firing...

08.3.11 | Comments Off

Comfortable Chair :: 2010

Comfortable ChairActivism and apathy.  Flipping the guarded switch reveals the activism...

11.8.10 | Comments Off

Chatterboxen :: 2007

Chatterboxen  Chatterboxen is two wooden and brass boxes with large brass horns; one speaks of war, political corruption, and environmental crisis, the other speaks of celebrity misbehavior, acting awards, and hit movies. The boxen of Chatterboxen contain an Internet-enabled microcontroller reading current news feeds from different sources. They are crafted...

12.24.08 | Comments Off

Portable Light :: 2007

Portable Light  with Kennedy and Violich Architecture. Portable Light is a non-profit interdisciplinary research, design and engineering project to provide de-centralized, sustainable lighting and electrical power to serve the large number of people—more than 2 billion—who do not have access to electric light or power. The Portable Light Project began with an...

12.24.08 | Comments Off

Suspicious Looking Device :: 2006

Suspicious Looking DeviceThe only function of the Suspicious Looking Device is to appear as suspicious as possible, whether carried in hand or placed indiscrimately in public places. The SLD contains LEDs, a LED array, a character display, an optical distance sensor, capacitive touch sensor, buzzer, and...

12.24.08 | Comments Off

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