Microbiology first and foremost; I’m obsessed with cell structures, bacteria, viruses, etc, and with the aesthetics of the microscopy that reveals that hidden universe to us. But I’m also fascinated by atomic physics and quantum mechanics, because they radically alter the way we perceive the physical texture of reality. I’m searching for a visual paradigm that can communicate that new vision.
We live in a world dominated by science and technology. It’s exciting, because it’s a golden age of science. But it’s also bewildering and, to a certain extent, alienating for those of us who are not scientists. We struggle to make sense of the new visions that science offers us—whether it’s of the human microbiome, quantum mechanics, or CRISPR gene editing. My sculptures are the result of that struggle to understand. Inevitably, they mix factual reference and flights of pure imagination.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.