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The Breathing Machine

7" x 18" x 6"
welded steel, cellophane, motors, electronic circuitry.
1997

A pair of motors gently pump transparent bellows that change the arrangement of the air within a closed space. The two bellows, at either end of the piece, move at slightly different speeds, subtly changing phase: sometimes they breath in unison, sometimes one exhales while the other inhales its partners breath.

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