February 22, 2008

Light Play with Pulley Table

Filed under: development, P.I.E. — learningstudio @ 2:06 am

We worked with Jessica Strick on combining Light Play with the Make your own pulley exhibit, to see if anything exciting would come out of it. Here are some photos from the three-day session.

before.jpg
Pulley table before we started working on it.

oscillating.jpg
Walter’s oscillating light source.

spinning.jpg
Spinning mirrors, another Walter creation.

3d.jpg
3D shadows.

display.jpg
Karen’s multicolored display. The discovery of dichroic glass was fundamental.

holes.jpg
Luigi drilled 267 holes through two disks to get an organic-looking light-shadow interaction.

reflector.jpg
Walter made an awesome reflector-projector.

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Jessica’s display achieved complicated-looking movement without moving any object, just the light sources.

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