[Lab] green art
greg.atcheson at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 18:10:02 EST 2014
How about crank power but it's supplemented with supplied power and you can
see the ratio, emphasizing that we have to have that power wherever it
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 5:15 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com> wrote:
> Not sure yet.. I think the present is interesting...
> The idea I have so far is a crank generator that runs the grid. Solar and
> wind is cool too since if there is solar or wind then the piece can run
> without cranking. But since it's an indoor installation (I think), it will
> only run on solar on a schedule... so if it happens to be noon when you're
> viewing the piece there will be a solar component. But at 10pm, there will
> never be solar... I suppose I could try and get real weather data to it
> That's what I've been thinking...
> Darcy Whyte
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> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Natasha D'Souza <natdsou at gmail.com>
>> It really depends on what you are trying to convey here. When I think of
>> energy I think of the alternate forms of this technology
>> For example converting people's foot steps into power, windmills, solar,
>> bio fuels. So is the past, present or future that you are representing?
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>>> I was asked to so a piece of art for the energy industry...
>>> What to do?
>>> What I was thinking was a power grid and you crank it to keep it running.
>>> It could be like a little town with lights (perhaps even a little car to
>>> drive around)..
>>> So the loads of the town would vary and of course you'd feel the load on
>>> the hand crank. When you stop cranking the town goes dark...
>>> I suppose it would be fairly easy to CNC a little town (famous last
>>> words)... what to include?
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