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Digital Numeric Relevator artwork series

"Digital Numeric Relevator Mk VII - Round Numbers"
completed March 1994
10" X 16" high

Part of the motivation for this series is my enjoyment of the physical beauty of the numeric displays.  For this piece I chose to create an open "joyous" gesture, like arms reaching up and out in celebration.

These are vacuum encapsulated glowing wires like a light
bulb with 7 filaments.

Each circuit simply counts slowly from 0-9 repeatedly, each one
at a slightly different rate ensuring that the number groupings
are always different.

This piece is available for $1350.00


I was fortunate to find these attractive incandescent display tubes, along with the tube sockets for them.  I have always found vacuum tubes to be inherently beautiful.


3/94 - 11/94 Luminous Visions Gallery,  Carmel, CA
8/94 - 11/94 One Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
1/95 - 6/95 Holmes Fine Art (aka Art-Tech), San Jose, CA
1/98 - 2/98 Center For Visual Art, Oakland, CA
7/98 - 8/98 “ENLIGHTENED”
 Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose, CA


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