Prototypes

Prototypes

“In some ways, an exhibit resembles a play or a musical composition. A tension is built up by something in the exhibit that elicits curiosity, or an interesting task, or a lovely effect, then the tension is resolved as the result of an aesthetic or intellectual...
One Thousand Birdhouses

One Thousand Birdhouses

The daVinci Pursuit in collaboration with the Amos Butler Audubon Society, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and neighborhood school students will design and install birdhouses along the waterways throughout the city. The hole size and materials used are critical to the...
Mechanical Flowers

Mechanical Flowers

Based on simple robotic sensors coupled with the concept of biological collectives, the daVinci Pursuit is developing a set of tiny robotic flowers (Mechanical Flowers) that when placed in a waterway will measure and transmit data on water quality. The tiny robots can...
daVinci Sound Project

daVinci Sound Project

Professional harpist Melissa Gallant wanted to take her art form in new directions and expressed her desire to create new sounds and to develop new techniques in order to create an entirely new sound for the harp. Electronic musicians Michael Drews and Jordan Munson...