Friday, February 24, 2017

Tule Wave, Too

Standing on the first floor, I could not visually describe what it's like to look up into this hanging kinetic ceiling sculpture. Very relaxing to sit and observe its slow undulations above you--like waves on water or a sheet blowing in the wind.

I climbed to the second floor and drew it from there. I think there are mechanical pulleys that raise and lower the fishing wires in progression, which in turn move the geometric tule reed pieces up and down.

Here's a little Maker profile about the low-tech mechanical creations of this very talented artist, Reuben Margolin:

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