Variations II of Variations II is a kinetic sculpture inspired byJohn Cage’s Variations series.
Cage’s Variations IIis a graphicalcomposition that generates musical events using measurements of distancebetween dots and lines on a piece of paper.
The instructions for the piecedetermine the behavior of rotating panels and images synchronized to beprojected onto the sculpture. Motors drive the rotation of the panels,and are used as a sound source for the audio portion of this piece.
The artist Jay Kim has used C/C++,Arduino,MaxMSP/Jitter and some stepper motor to create his sculpture.
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