Gordon Hicks

Gordon Hicks: Whirl, 2008


Spinning the disk sets in motion an electronic drawing machine. Simple circular motions, originating with the disk, are combined by the machine to produce volatile drawings of surprising intricacy. The vibrational forms of the drawing are also presented as audio.

Whirl, 2008

interactive installation

acrylic disk, fibre optics, oscilloscope, audio speaker, video projector, electronics, computer, custom programming

Gordon Hicks: Whirl, 2008
sampling of patterns
Gordon Hicks: Whirl, 2008
detail of disk controller