"Fan Blades: Sunny Side Up!"


Oil, Wooden fan blades, Metal, wood, 3/4" PVC Pipe, Nuts & Bolts


approx. 54" x 54" x 60"


With four fan blades, I wanted to create an animation of a sun smiling and having fun. Normally, a white piece of plywood covers the blades except for a fan shaped opening. When someone spins the PVC piping at a certain speed, the installation comes to life!

On a side note, the shape for the sun character came from an instance where I had spit on the ground and noticed the shape. After doing some research, I later found out that Leonardo da Vinci formed shapes in his head by urinating on the sides of buildings.


Winter 2005

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