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Shaded

A new piece is in the works including the rolling up and letting down of a window shade. At first, I was attempting a piece that startled or jolted as the quickly spinning window shade might. I’d like it to be motion sensored and just spin quickly and briefly. In the process of mocking it up, I used one of my slower motors as it was on hand and easy to attach to. Another interesting thing happened as the vinyl becomes slightly askew and the shade struggles to perform it’s action–always finding success eventually, but writhing in the process.

Since the piece is so slow, I sped up the video to 8x faster than it actually was.

wood, screws, steel rod, window shade motor