Portfolio > SCULPTURE & SENSORIAL MACHINES

These pieces are interactive discovery devices & machines utilized to stimulate the senses, and heighten spacial proprioception.

Pumping the bellows attached to the side of this sculpture activates air that flows through a series of connected tubes and releases a combination of essential oils into the atmosphere.
rescued leather, copper, wood, plastic tubing. Pumping the bellows attached to the side of this machine activates air that flows through a series of connected tubes and releases different combinations of essential oils into the atmosphere.
Lung
This inflating lung utilizes an air pump that forces air through a series of woven tubes that expand silk pouches to bloom and breathe. rescued leather, hand dyed silk, plastic tubing, human scale tree
5 ft x 4 ft x 2 ft
Lungs champion their complicated dance involving gaseous exchange the pumping of blood-- the bronchi branches branch out even smaller into the bronchioles tubes flow into 300 million to 1 billion Alveoli sacs where this alchemy happens!
rescued leather, wood, silk, tubing
Large and expanding
Amygdala
rescued leather, hand dyed and manipulated silk, drift wood, reclaimed wood, velvet
giant
Amygdala
rescued leather, wood, silk
6 ft x 5 ft x 4 ft
Amygdala (back detail)
rescued leather, wood, silk, velvet
6’ x 5’ x 4’
Amygdala (back detail)
rescued leather, wood, silk, velvet
The Olfactory Nerve is the first and shortest of the 12 cranial nerves and conveys sensory information related to smell. This sculpture includes a boiling pot of herbs that impart a moist aromatic funk to stimulate the interactor.
The Olfactory Nerve is the first and shortest of the 12 cranial nerves and conveys sensory information related to smell. This sculpture includes a boiling pot of herbs that impart a moist aromatic funk to stimulate the interactor. - mixed media
Vestibulocochlear enter the Ear
Wood, megaphone, silver goblets, salvaged leather
& variable soundwave enhanced
Ambient Corner
vintage megaphone, copper, wood, variety of corners, soundwaves
Mound
Salvaged leather, Rocks, Shed Antler
This wearable sculpture is worn over the shoulders and tendrils to the floor. A hand pump inflates the silk bladders on the ends of tubes causing it to breath.
Mixed media
8’x 4’ x 2’ (variable dimension worn or on stand)