FOr this project, all we needed were circuits boards to reset, about 10-15 LED lights, a blackborad to set it on, and three partners for everything to go to shit.
(Me after trying to find myself into a higher place after a couple of hours)
(Kayla tried to help)
So we, or should I say I, gave up on the blinky project after fiddleing with it, and failing for the week, and we just decided to have regular LED throwies stuck through the board instead.
I took the board home, and painted on the stars and punched the holes through, and grabbed some batteries that were still working from the Van Gogh project; Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. I met with Toni before her class started and we stuck the lights through without attaching the batteries to save power, and left them in her and Jen's hands as I had to run off to my class.
From what I understand, we couldn't put it in the girls bathroom (LAME!) and my group decided to leave it above a TV in the Argo Gallery at a separate table, and documented from afar.
Here are the results:
I was not expecting someone to just take it that made me laugh.
The project itself has a subtly to it that would seem like any piece you'd hand in a space to give it a little life, and placing something so alien in the Commons area of course would gain some attention outside of the art building where you can always expect something to happen that it become mundane. It functions as more of a piece of artwork to be gazed upon, aside from that one girl, rather than something to touch and an action where to happen.
The experience itself involved a lot of failure, mostly n my part when involving the circuit boards, but it is also something I can take into the next project with the noise circuit project. Overall, I did have fun in coming up with ideas, and working my team to try and figure out this project, and it's fun to turn a pice of work and make it involved with a circuit to give it just a little something extra.