Sachiko Kodama’s Ferrofluids

November 15, 2010 at 03:57 Leave a comment

Sachiko Kodama‘s “Morpho Towers / Two Standing Spirals” is an installation that consists of two ferrofluid sculptures that moves synthetically to music. The two spiral towers stand on a large plate that hold ferrofluid. When the music starts, the magnetic field around the tower is strengthened. Spikes of ferrofluid are born from the bottom plate and move up, trembling and rotating around the edge of the iron spiral.
This new technique is called “ferrofluid sculpture” that enables artists to create dynamic sculptures with fluid materials. This technique uses one electromagnet, and an extended sculpted iron core. The ferrofluid covers the sculpted surface of the iron core that was made on an electronic NC lathe. (Read More)


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