Cyclon-o-phone

2014 | 37” x 28” x 17” | Zenith radio cabinet, electronics, LEDs, copper, glass, light to frequency converter, found objects, glass, water, rubber, light

A cyclone of water spins inside a laboratory flask. Light passes through the moving water and projects the cyclone in light through lenses and onto mirrors. The image is reflected on the radio dial readout. A small sensor captures some of the light and translates it into a sound signal.

Cyclon-o-phone

2014 | 37” x 28” x 17” | Zenith radio cabinet, electronics, LEDs, copper, glass, light to frequency converter, found objects, glass, water, rubber, light

A cyclone of water spins inside a laboratory flask. Light passes through the moving water and projects the cyclone in light through lenses and onto mirrors. The image is reflected on the radio dial readout. A small sensor captures some of the light and translates it into a sound signal.

Cyclon-o-phone

View with the record-player hatch closed.

Cyclon-o-phone detail

Levels of movement in light, water, and sound- light passes through the water inside the glass laboratory flask, is reflected off a mirror/lens, and is projected onto the readout.