Since 1999, I have been collaborating with Sean Taylor, a science-art collaboration we named Softday.
I play a number of instruments and I compose music.
I make sound art.
Some example of artefacts
It just had to be done.
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.
A quincunx, or Galton board, that sorts soy beans into a normal distribution.
Material: 3D-printed PLA, Perspex, wood.
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.
Explorations in 3D-printing.