ebony, acrylic and electronics
completed October 1997
12" X 8.5" X 3"
This interactive piece responds when you pass your hand slowly over it in a slow gesture that looks like a blessing or a magicians move. It makes the sound of a (sampled) Tibetan bell, and displays one of several randomly selected quotes excerpted or adapted from the Tao de Ching.
is a word play on the "dowsing" stick in the middle of the
ebony base that
refers to the divination nature of the piece. Also the concept of Tao
"singing" with the sound of the Tibetan bell.
Close up showing
the Basic Stamp II microcontroller
the code and quotes. Back view shows the hand wiring.
This piece is not for sale
|3/98 - 4/98||“ENLIGHTENED”
Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
|6/02 - 7/02||"Openings"
The Art House, Winthrop, ME.
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