Len Lye: Kinetic Sculptures

Craft & Design

This is an interesting excerpt from a 1987 documentary called Doodlin’. It reminds me of the sounds created from circuit bending. The difference is, all these noises are made by banging, hitting, and just plain abusing sheet metal and not kids toys. My favorite part is when he describes a 25 million volt arc (3:33) that he wants to shoot out of one of his sculptures.

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