althea e pergakis

media artist + library geek + board game enthusiast

Understanding how local communities view and experience heat

I’m working on a heat study this summer! Over the past week, Althea and I started our summer heat study. This project aims to understand how local communities experience heat, … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

screen print hello world

My part in SANDS is really exciting! I’m going to be working on screen printing conductive circuits for use in wearable technologies. We got the setup working today (as well … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lab set-up day

I recently joined up with SANDS – the Social and Digital Systems group with several wonderful and talented people – led by Stacey Kuznutsov, my Interactive Materials prof/incredibly impressive all-around … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment


so we’re apparently half way through this project now! Woo!

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Night of the Open Door

(Photo: Erik Peters, my boyfriend/the Knives Chau to our Sex Bomb-omb) AME asked LOrkAS to play their open house. Small orch. They asked us to turn it down and someone … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Choreography of Internal Time

On Friday 2/20/15, LOrkAS got the opportunity to work with┬áchoreographer Teoma Naccarato and composer John MacCallum with their new research system that uses heartbeat info for the use of musical … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fluid Dynamics: LIVE!

The first public performance/demonstration of Fluid Dynamics 2/21/15 at the Trunk Space as part of the Oh My God! My Body! My Ears! marathon concert, in all it’s unedited glory. … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

AppleSense + projection mapping

I made an apple into a capacitor that controlled some sweet, sweet projection mapping. Originally made for Interactive Materials at ASU, Spring 2015. Files here.

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vintage: Lights, Shadows and Stars

Originally built for AME 394 – Building Digital-Physical Systems in October 2013. This was the first project I really fell in love with. It’s still incredibly close to my heart … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vintage: Servos and Light Sensors

Originally built for AME 394: Building Digital-Physical Systems in September 2013.

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment