1999-2000 - MUSICBOX (bachelor machine)
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The large wheel spins around, its 13 small steel hands mounted on the outside rim on springs pluck another hand mounted in the crotch of the figure and 2 other tines producing a 3 note song over and over, the sounds are quite overlapped and dense. The upper torso bobs up and down to the song, as the 2 palm leaves fan and shelter him as they spin overhead only to be ignited by our bachelors steamy breathe. Inspired by those little wind up music boxes and Marcel Duchamps bachelors. The audience volunteer can play it like an orchestra.