Björn Schülke, "Aerosolar #2," 2010

Björn Schülke
"Aerosolar #2," 2010
Solar cells, silicon pump, motor, wood, circuits, stainless steel, paint
19.5 x 14 x 10 in / 49.5 x 36 x 25.5 cm
Edition of 3

"Aerosolar #2" is a solar-powered sonic sculpture that fuses a whistle with a pair of bellows. As the sculpture's energy stores are filled by natural light in the environment, the silicon pump slowly 'inhales', step by step. After the bellows fill, a minimal whistle tone is emitted - only to cycle again in silence. Frequency of the motorized movement simply depends on the brightness level of the room.

Video courtesy of the artist and bitforms gallery nyc.

To learn more about Schülke's work, please visit:
http://bit.ly/q1SDQx
http://bit.ly/xVhJ7D

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