Writing Meander (2008)

Wind Writings Cereal Boxes, mixed media, microntroller and electronics

Wind Writings borrows and reinterprets the pinwheel icon. Pinwheels are an array of colours that are set to spin and mix with the energy of the wind. In this project I attempted to translate the relationship that pinwheels have with the environment and the wind to give them a voice. This voice would vary as the spinning of the pinwheels varied in the wind.

As I created the pinwheels I juxtaposed many elements from popular culture and my day to day. The object of the pinwheel then became akin to a DIY project that could be easily reproduced by anyone who had the available materials. On one hand, the petals of the wheels are made of cereal packages I had consumed throughout the year and kept out of sheer fascination with their colorful palette. On the other hand the voice of ...

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Wind Writings Cereal Boxes, mixed media, microntroller and electronics

Wind Writings borrows and reinterprets the pinwheel icon. Pinwheels are an array of colours that are set to spin and mix with the energy of the wind. In this project I attempted to translate the relationship that pinwheels have with the environment and the wind to give them a voice. This voice would vary as the spinning of the pinwheels varied in the wind.

As I created the pinwheels I juxtaposed many elements from popular culture and my day to day. The object of the pinwheel then became akin to a DIY project that could be easily reproduced by anyone who had the available materials. On one hand, the petals of the wheels are made of cereal packages I had consumed throughout the year and kept out of sheer fascination with their colorful palette. On the other hand the voice of the pinwheels is a distorted (at once stretched, at others sped up) reading of an RSS feed from people's magazine.

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