May, 2006: Reel to Wheel
submitted for consideration in NWEAMO
June 1: Installation completed, project presentation
Reel to Wheel was presented on a fine June afternoon on Stanford's campus
to a group of fellow students, professors, composers, DIY-ers, and some
May 6: Project Confiscated by Police.
May 6: Began disassembling
bicycles. We met outside CCRMA on friday evening with hacksaws, a dremel,
wrenches, and other tools to begin cutting up the abandoned bicycles.
Steven, Sasha, and Jesse
Jesse disassembling bicycle
Jen with dremel
5: Both reel to reel to reel machines are working! Steven partially disassembled
one of the machines, and figured out how the machine will fit into the
April 28: Trip to Alan
Steel in Redwood City. Alan Steel is a cross between a metal supply
shop and a junkyard. We spent about an hour and a half wanding through
the maze of metals and junk, finding all sorts of useful artistic junk:
an broken parking meter, gears, signs, metal scraps, etc.
April 25: Picked up Mannequin in SF. We found this by placing an add on
craigslist--we asked if anyone was willing to donate a mannequin to the
cause of experimental music