Kinetic Art

Maryborough Match Making Machine

Maryborough Match Making Machine

Client: Fraser Coast Regional Council Location: Maryborough, Queensland Materials: Stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components Completed: 2016 “One of the advantages for Maryborough men, when ships arrived, was the influx of young unmarried women.  It was not long before the colonial bachelors of Maryborough…

Lighter-than-Air Concrete

Lighter-than-Air Concrete

Client: Brisbane City Council Location: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Brisbane Materials: Stainless steel, concrete, chain, spun aluminium Completed: 2016 In 1933 Queensland Cement and Lime Company caused a sensation at the Chicago World’s Fair with their demonstration of “Lighter than Air” concrete.…

Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space

Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space

Client: Melbourne City Council Location: Middle Promenade, North Wharf, Docklands Features: Human powered electricity generator driving multiple LED/fibreoptic lights, cast sterling silver automata (internal) Materials: Stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components Completed: 2014 Another work in my ‘imagined histories’ series the Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence…

Noosa Town Clock

Noosa Town Clock

Client: Sunshine Coast Regional Council Location: Noosa Junction Features: Automatically updating via GPS, rear sphere opens on the hour to reveal mythical wallum creature Materials: Swiss clock movement, GPS, stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components, MEGAbay LED lighting Completed: 2013 The…

Light + Sound Towers – Robelle Domain

Light + Sound Towers – Robelle Domain

Client: Springfield Lakes Corporation, Ipswich City council Materials: steel, aluminium, stainless steel, lighting and sound Features: 9m high artistic light towers and interactive surround sound audio Completed: 2010 The Robelle Domain site features twelve, nine metre tall light towers layered with custom designed…

NanO Harvester

NanO Harvester

Client: Springfield Lakes Corporation Location: Springfield Lakes, Ipswich Completed: December 2010 Materials: Stainless Steel, Cast Aluminium Features: Custom play equipment. Tips 500kgs water several times a minute.  

CitySmart Display Portals

CitySmart Display Portals

Client: CitySmart, Brisbane City Council Materials: various Features: vintage componentry employed in a working interactive display Completed: December 2009 Working with a timeline of only three weeks, I was to create an interactive display highlighting environmental issues, renewable and energy smart…

Wind Me Up Baby

Wind Me Up Baby

Client: Woodford Folk Festival Materials: super capacitors, cast bronze, steel, LEDs, DC generator, copper, brass, stainless steel Features: free energy(the price of some exercise) Completed: December 2008 A human powered pedestrian light. Wind the handle and store electrical energy into the super…

15 Puzzle

15 Puzzle

Client: North Lakes Community Centre, Pine Rivers Council Materials: cast polyurethane, aluminum, recycled Australian hardwood, stainless steel fasteners Features: interactive public art, first major work completed using my three axis CNC router, cast aluminium stand Completed: July 2007 These three works were…

Solar Bug

Solar Bug

Client: Cerebral Palsy League Queensland, Arts Queensland Materials: solar panels, steel, polycarbonate, glass mosaic tiles, aluminium, LEDs Features: grid connected and tracking solar array, 25000 glass mosaic tiles, LED lighting Completed: September 2007 What’s taller than a house, has six legs, is…

Tin Town

Tin Town

Client: Queensland Transport Materials: various Features: six buses mounted with miniature cameras and LCD viewing screen with industrial computer control, hand made ‘tin’ buildings, total size 2.5m x 2.5m x 1m Completed: 2006 This installation features a 1950s style toy…