Bingodizicator 2017 (Under construction for 'Alive on the infinite play' festival as part of Hull, Uk city of culture July 2017)
Under construction - notebook plan of wiring. Electronics set in case with complete fitting to follow:
Clearer photos to follow - The bingodizicator generates rhythms based on 1-9 beats (circular row of switches) -this feeds into a switcher box with max 7 inputs rotating at 1-7 steps, creating polyrhythmic patterns which produce bursts of sound from 7 radios, walkman, dictorphone devices which connect in. Cabalistic layout of panel.
Axoloti Analogue Synthersizer 2016
Made using the Axoloti programable circuit board and the patchable programming language to develop a wide range of possibilities. I made this one as a prototype, but also I found it interesting to not put any lables onto the dials and controls.
Kledon Machine 418 - image of device under construction.
Kledon is a form of divination using overheard conversations - On the insertion of a coin, the Kledon Machine selects short snippets from 7 different spoken word folders, comprising 418 x 4 second files. 3 selections are made and repeated twice.
A Dictionary of the Ancient Greek World -By David Sacks, Oswyn Murray
a type also represented by the god HERMES, the hero ... Still other forms of divination sought to find messages in dreams, in random ... listen for the god's answer delivered in the chance conversations of passersby.
Multi- variable oscillator built around the
image of the last supper.
Three oscillator circuits. Switchable Light Dependant Resistor (LDR) used to control pitch of oscillator two.
Built-in radio transmitter
with a common AM radio used as an amplifier device. Also able to mix in radio sounds with those produced by oscillator (karaoke feature)