Tag Archives: Work in progress

Energy Bank in Tokyo

09 January 2013. Daikanyama and Shibuya, Tokyo. Energy Bank Crank & Go! took to the streets of Tokyo. Daikanyama provided a relaxed and relatively quiet environment for shooting a video demo/user manual. Moving to the very crowded and noisy crossing at Shibuya, sound tests and different user modes were carried out. Activities @ Shibuya Depositing energy: Charging… Read More »

Energy Bank: a sacred service

LOOSE NOTES Die Sonne tönt, nach alter Weise, In Brudersphären Wettgesang, Und ihre vorgeschriebne Reise Vollendet sie mit Donnergang. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1829     Quick introduction/recap about Energy Bank: In his essay Art and the Public Sphere Vito Acconci writes; Public space in an electronic age, is space on the run. Public… Read More »

Soft technology

Exhibition: SOFT TECHNOLOGY Galleri 3.14 Bergen, Norway 19.08-25.09.2011 Presenting “Pulp Cryption” – a prototype project featuring self-folding origami. Pulp Cryption envisages a novel angle on data protection; in this case, paper documents that contain sensitive information. The work has come out of my participation in the Soft Tech research group initiated by Hillevi Munthe in… Read More »

Muscle Wire 2

SOFT TECHNOLOGY: MUSCLE WIRE WORKLAB @ KHIB Day 2 Activities: Making different wire shapes Working on gas torch heating techniques Applying muscle wires to different materials (paper/textiles) with different qualities (folds, pleats, laser cut fabrics) Testing how two different shaped muscle wires can work together Videos Laser cut fabric tests: Self-folding origami tests:

Energy Bank 2010 – 2012

Energy Bank 2010 – 2012 Public artwork/facility. Target audience: Random pedestrians; tourists, city dwellers, commuters, etc. Energy Bank is a special type of bank; an altruistic public power dispensing machine that generates, stores and dispenses electricity derived from kinetic energy (muscle power) and solar power for recharging electronic mobile devices. It functions when pedestrians (clients)… Read More »

Desert Walker. The Impossible Mission

Desert Walker. The Impossible Mission (work in progress) About a performance that virtually nobody could witness ….. and a text I have been trying to write since 2008. On a stage that stretches beyond the scope of human vision, where the weather can shift faster than the blink of an eye, four solo walkers performed… Read More »