Artwork

mechanical operation – intersecting rotational equipment. / Keny Marshall

2009
Keny Marshall, mechanical operation – intersecting rotational equipment., 2009
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Identifier

IWC.2009.493

Materials

steel, aluminum, potmetal, bronze

Description
M.O.I.R.E. is a mechanically activated optical illusion based on the human eye’s tendency to simplify complex visual signals. This device further complicates the viewers interaction by requiring two participants to fully appreciate the intent – one to be the viewer and another to be the unseen activator.
About the Artist
Keny Marshall builds kinetic, sometimes robotic art that plays with technology and how people relate to it. Hand-built devices are combined in seemingly ridiculous ways as a means of critiquing the increasingly invisible world that technology inhabits. Electric motors, surplus lab equipment, and scrap hardware are (re)sourced to build systems with transparent inner workings to counteract the “blackbox” nature of current technology.
May 9 - June 21, 2009
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