althea e pergakis

media artist + library geek + board game enthusiast

bang bang bang bang bang: self playing drums

(TOP: Gerrin, figuring out the electronics because he’s talented and great. BOTTOM: a near-completed drum actuator) LOrkAS is building self-playing drums! I hope everyone is ready for some sick compositions! … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

oh my god, my body, my ears

oh hey! Look at me playing twice at this event. Y’all should come to it.

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

new now wow! Fluid Dynamics: V4

here’s a sort of arty new shot of Fluid Dynamics ¬†– she needs another layer of sealant, but what a looker, right?

February 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fluid Dynamics: an intro and the first few versions

a version originally posted here (featuring more pictures!):¬†Fluid Dynamics – The First Few Versions…. Fluid Dynamics is an instrument in development in collaboration with Gino Ceresia and Tammy Chapman. The … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Networked Musics

LOrkAS performing at the end of Networked Musics on January 22, 2015. Photo credit: Tim Place. In January, LOrkAS had the pleasure of hosting Tim Place (of Cycling ’74 fame) … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

handcrafted analog sensors

a handcrafted stroke sensor, made from felt, conductive fabric, conductive yarn and hemp that changes a tricolor LED from red to blue, made for AME 494 – Interactive Materials, assignment … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

arduino switch

a magical glowing box, made or AME 394 – Interactive Materials, assignment 2. Originally posted here on January 26, 2015.

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment