Algorithm, Art, Maker, Robots, Sound

Norman White is the shiz.

“Funky Isn’t Junky (1982)” An installation of five or six crude sound-producing machines synchronized by a “conductor” machine. As a reaction to ten years of intense personal involvement with electronic hi-tech, I built the work almost entirely with pre-40’s technology. At the end of the sequence, the piece appears to break down, dramatizing my love for the vulnerability of machine-kind. Materials: wood, motors, steel, plexiglas, aluminum, speaker, custom electronics. Owned by myself.”



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