Tag Archives: kinetics

The Chaperone

Here is a link to a page dedicated to Ira Sherman’s latest piece – The Chaperone. Two people are strapped into a pair of custom made harnesses. Counter weights then  float them into the air, where they are brought within … Continue reading

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The Sub-Sonaruim

  As you may already know, Daniel Yasmin and I had our proposal approved for funding by the Burning Man art dept this year. We submitted a design for an interactive, immersive sound sculpture that uses vibrating springs and visitor participation to create … Continue reading

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Mars Rover Spirit’s Entire Journey On Mars – Time Lapse

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Alan’s Apertures!!!

The Nautilus Aperture Door from Almost Scientific on Vimeo. Long time Backbone collaborator and fellow 5 Ton Crane member Alan Rorie of Almost Scientific  was featured today on the MAKE Blog for his contribution to the Nautilus. Nice work Alan! … Continue reading

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Backbone and “Higher” Featured on Makeblog

I was interviewed this past summer at the Bay Area Maker Faire about the piece I had in the Applied Kinetic Arts exhibition. I have been thinking about the new directions that my work is moving in and what I … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage Nautilis Crew

It was great to get the chance, once again, to be a part of the process that the collaborative group 5 Ton Crane engages in during the construction of their large projects. My contribution to their current work (a scaled … Continue reading

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Population Flow Video

I just got around to editing the footage that was shot for my thesis installation back in May. I am submitting this piece again for a show with the theme “Time”. Here is Population Flow, an interactive, sculptural, sound installation. … Continue reading

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A Brief Interview About Teaching In The Crucible’s Youth Program

Each year the Crucible hosts a youth summer camp offering a range of classes in the industrial arts. For the past two years I have participated as a teacher in the Kinetics and Blacksmithing departments. My interest in this program … Continue reading

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AKA @ Maker Faire Featured on CNET-TV

The Bay Area Maker Faire is over and I am already thinking of new projects to exhibit next time. It was a huge event this year and I am a little bummed that I did not get to see everything. … Continue reading

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MFA Thesis Talk 2011 – Part 1

Each year all of the finishing grad students at SFSU give a brief public talk about the work they made. Here is mine: MFA Thesis Talk 2011 from Benjamin Carpenter on Vimeo. Sharing Is Caring

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