Time-lapse video chronicling the entire build of “The Circadian Machine”—an interactive light + sound sculpture that geolocates, learns each sunrise & sunset, tells time/shifts time, is motion-activated, & can be remotely controlled. This sculpture connects to Wi-Fi & locates itself anywhere in the world. With that knowledge, “The Circadian Machine” figures out the time of each sunrise & sunset in that specific location & builds additional actions during the daylight hours.
Of the 51 separate actions, 25 of them represent what would happen if you shrunk the whole day into the window of time that the sun was up. In total, there are light + sound displays that accompany these “New Hour” moments, “Solar Noon” (when the sun is at its highest), the changing of typical “Normal Hours”, & a special “Hello” from me.
This is the culmination of over 10+ months of engineering, coding, & building.
If you’d like to know more, I encourage you to read about it here: https://wp.me/p3KTKs-1Je
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