2017 · Arduino Teensy, USB, MaxMSP
Inspired by the awkwardness of moving between mic and controller, and by the magic of tiny choreography for mouth and hands. The Abacus has driven my thinking about time and attention in the performative moment. Design consultation from Peter Bussigel. Generous support for travel and materials from 2016-17 PEO Scholar Award. Code inspired by Daniel Jolliffe, Collin Bradford, Thomas Ouellet Fredericks, and Seejay James.
Hybrid analog-digital. Wearable. Body to itself, e.g. wrist to wrist or thigh to calf, closes circuit, sending digital control data and routing signal to analog circuit. "Closed" or "covered" positions nevertheless illuminate the body and articulate the self.