of Iowa, Des Moines. Installed Nov. 2006.
brief video: 2M wmv
Made a road
trip with my family, to install the new silk ribbons they helped me
lots more time
on the lift:
I have just
returned from installing the Ribbon Dancers at the Science Center of
Iowa, in Des Moines. Preliminary shots from the install:
Dueling lifts (the ceiling is ~50' above first floor).
Jeff is preparing some hardware.
After two days, everything
Guess we won't be using that
Tremendously capable help
from Brian and Jeff.
Goodbye to that cantankerous
traditional chinese dance...
by an error while learning Flash,
I was actually trying to do)
arises the question--
Is it possible
to explore this phenomenon with a simple two-axis system?
6' baton, 18' ribbon (5.7M
wmv) / (1M wmv)
Tandem, 4' baton, 9' ribbons
(4.6M wmv) / (1M
Video clips (wmv) of early
1.6M ; 1.9M
;6.7M | tandem:
(1.5M) ;outdoors (1.7M)
prototypes demonstrated at GEL
2005 conference in NYC, and Artbots,
in Dublin, Ireland.
Center of Iowa is moving to a new building in Des Moines, and I have
been selected to do a large-scale project for their lobby -- two ribbon
dancers, hanging from the ceiling, with baton length of 8-10':
rendering, and my model of dancers in the space)
SCI opened in
May, '05. Installation is scheduled summer, '06.
A portion of
my submission to the 2008 Olympics Landscape Sculpture Competition:
video, WMV, 7.5M