Artist

Mikael Fernström : Artist

Softday

Since 1999, I have been collaborating with Sean Taylor, a science-art collaboration we named Softday.


Music

I play a number of instruments and I compose music.

I make sound art.


Artefacts

Some example of artefacts

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Paper jam

It just had to be done.


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Chaos

A double pendulum that goes through chaotic motion when pushed out of equilibrium.

Material: Perspex, roller bearings, bolts, plywood, acrylic paint.

Exhibited at the Limerick School of Art and Design, February 2015.


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Normal

A quincunx, or Galton board, that sorts soy beans into a normal distribution.

Material: 3D-printed PLA, Perspex, wood.

Exhibited at the Limerick School of Art and Design, February 2015.


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Nuclear hand warmer

An improvement of the medieval hand warmer, using a nano-reactor instead of coal to warm the owner’s hands. Inspired by HCM 159 in the Hunt Museum in Limerick.

Material: Soldered copper wire with the heating element suspended in a gold gimbal mechanism.

Exhibited in the Hunt Museum, May - June 2015.


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Recursion

Explorations in 3D-printing.


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