2021. The Simpsons Colonoscopy Party is an interactive electromechanical experience built by me and Jeffrey Larson. It is a one-of-a-kind machine in a stand-up arcade game format. The player acts as doctor giving Homer Simpson a colonoscopy. It's better to think of it more as a ride than a game. Like a real colonoscopy, it's [...]
As part of Totally Legit's Mask Maze at Covid House of Horrors, I created this motion-activated air blaster effect to "cough" on participants as they navigated the maze. This involved automating the firing of an off-the-shelf air vortex cannon toy. This device was painted matte black and hidden from the audience. It was activated by [...]
2019, 8’x4’x4’, wood, optics, motors, LEDs, sculpting clay, miscellaneous found objects Created with Jeffrey Larson. The piece appears at first as a microscope with controls set on a large table. Looking through the eyepiece the viewer realizes there is much more than meets the eye. Hidden inside the table are multiple model worlds which the [...]
2017. A sculptural installation featuring light and interactive sound elements. Exhibited at Electric Sky 2017. Created in collaboration with Jeffrey Larson. The interactive sound elements were created by taking ultrasonic positional readings of people passing nearby and feeding in to a live MIDI synthesis program created for the installation.
Skill Shot is a pinball zine based in Seattle, publishing quarterly with a circulation of about 2500 printed issues. Skill Shot's web presence includes a WordPress blog with multiple custom features: Map- and list-based displays of pinball machines on location in Seattle, loaded live from a custom REST API service written in Rails and hosted [...]
2013. The Bird Box for Stand With Our Checkers, designed and launched in 48 hours, was a web-connected interactive hardware device to stimulate and react to discussion on Twitter. Built to withstand exposure to the elements and public crowds, this device provided live feedback to a protest crowd in Westlake Center in downtown Seattle.