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Mark Edwards

Omnucular: Six Heavens

Omnuculars are from a morning vision of retro circus devices from the future—that is, objects from the future, sent to our past and then discovered in the present.

Tendrillophone

Tendrillophone

The Tendrillophone is a small scale time machine. My intention was to use it for forward/backward time travel, but apparently loads of problems with that. Also, the device is too small for myself and most (all?) other humans. That’s frustrating.…

Olonium

Olonium sculpture

Sculpture Steel, brass tuba parts This tuba is a dead instrument. Once played by aspiring high schoolers who dreamed of a life in Marching Band, they slowly graduated and realized the instrument would never lead to love or sex, only…

Mothering

Mothering

Wow! I’ve been thinking about this one for a while and now it’s coming together. Sometimes it just takes starting to make something to start making something. This sculpture will be an emotional range device requiring both attention and selfishness.…

Euphio Device

Euphio Device

 This is one of those posts that don’t really explain very well what’s going on. The idea of the Euphio Device is taken from a Vonnegut short story, “The Euphio Question,” which is sort of a warning about the…

Olo Triplets

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I’m pleased to let you know that I received a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council. I will be welding up these Olos and placing them on Winkler’s Creek Road. Take a drive by and see them. The granting organizations…

Hellbendr Maquette: Sanghyang

Sanghyang

This film is a prototype scene for my Hellbendr opera. The dancer is a manifestation of the Scottish horse spirit Mari Lwyd, known in the opera as ‘Appalachia,’ She Who Takes You Through the Gyre. Editorial is a good process…