Miles Meets Sam
An internship from October 2020
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Back to my studio for another contraption! This one came from a meditation on the early mechanical works of Da Vinci and other cleaver mechanics. I built the leavers with the intention of finding mechanical satisfaction. Then I played around with the new toy to see where its possibilities lay. I hoped to capture the phase change of the levers across their arc and make an interesting rhythm piece. I have to say I love the effect sonically and I'll be developing this further

(See Discussion article "The Lone Genius" for related theory.)

I encourage you to consider this work independently from its author(s), rather your direct experience with it. It is with gratitude that I can declare this work to be influenced by the ideas of and conversations of many. machine 1.jpg machine 1_1.jpg