60" x 30" x 30"
bicycle wheel and fork, DC motor, LEDs, electronics, stool
Persistence of vision is a phenomenon of the eye that allows an afterimage to remain on the retina for about one twenty-fifth of a second. The phenomenon is caused by a visual form of memory, known as iconic memory. This sculpture is a replica of Marcel Duchamp’s iconic readymade sculpture, Bicycle Wheel (1913). In a sense, this sculpture is the persistence of Duchamp’s vision, the persistence of your vision, and the persistence of the word vision.
Made with help from Abigail Stiers.