Maggie Orth
Art, Technology, Design

previous artwork

Touch, 2007

Media: Hand-made conductive sensors, recycled carpet yarn, conductive tape, felt, acrylic, wood, incandescent light, lighting control circuitry. Three textile sensor areas. 48"w x 48"h.

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This giant 16 inch Pom Pom is an ironic sculptural, decorative and functional object. Viewers touch one of three giant, grey sensor pompoms to control lights inside an educational light box. When the lights are on, text and wiring is revealed, showing how the technology works.

Commissioned by the Ontario Science Center.


  giant pom
light box off
light box 1
light box 2
light box 3
light box on

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