DOUBLE HELIX

1993

6 ft. x 5 ft. x 4 ft.

Note: Currently in the collection of the Artist

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Two small stepper motors drive two copper helixes.  The spiral appendages face each other 
to engage in a mysterious electromechanical dance.


The precision motors are electronically synchronized so that their copper spirals rotate together in unison.  
Occasionally the spirals softly touch.  Whenever the two helixes touch the motors reverse direction,
and the dance goes on.

Double Helix has been exhibited at:
   2009  
Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain.
   2008
   phaeno Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany.
   1999   
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
   1996   
Inventure Place, Akron, OH.
   1994   The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.

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