Charles Mattox

  • New Work

    OSCILLATOR #5: Random patterns of oscillation are produced by an offsetter cam which oscillates between five springs. Other oscillators are made with six or seven springs, producing a different pattern of oscillation. This piece has a photosensitive feedback system which makes the speed of the oscillator depend on the closeness of the spectator.

    ORBITING ROTATING BALL: This piece has a brass rod with a ball on the top that rotates around the form, which is a helix. The plastic light tube pipes light up the side of the piece in a random, flashing pattern. The work is a continuation of explorations