PRINT February 1966

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 of mathematical figures which I have been working with for some time.

ACT OF LOVE: A small red ball detaches itself from the parent ball and moves toward an “erogenous zone” on the neighboring ball. It crawls around the zone for a while and then returns. The metal parts are stainless steel, polished

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