Grand Illusion for Anthony Sneed
Brooklyn based artist, Anthony Sneed, commissioned a kinetic piece for his gallery show Grand Illusion at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. I worked with fellow ITPers, Shahar Zaks & Luis Violante, to design, engineer and fabricate an interactive version of Anthony's canvas or wood paintings.
There were a few design challenges along the way:
Fabricating custom linkages to convert radial motion of a motor into a linear drawer motion.
As the middle-ground is static, design a mechanism to move two drawers (top and bottom) with one motor.
Ensure the drawers retain smooth travel in and out of the cabinet.
Colin Day and Anthony put this great ...