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This piece was made in collaboration with Chadd Lacy, and was inspired by coin operated rides found outside grocery stores and in malls. Chadd blew and sculpted the whale in the plane. I fabricated the cloud-shaped base as well as the mechanisms inside th
Dream Machine
Blown and sculpted Borosilicate Glass, Fabricated Copper, Brass, Steel, Cork, Baroque Pearl
2017

This piece was made in collaboration with Chadd Lacy, and was inspired by coin operated rides found outside grocery stores and in malls. Chadd blew and sculpted the whale in the plane. I fabricated the cloud-shaped base as well as the mechanisms inside. The hinged door on this side opens to reveal the inner workings. The title of the piece "Dream Machine" is stamped into the largest gear, and can be read as the gear turns. There is a crank handle on the opposing side, which when turned, activates the gears and moves the airplane up and down.