Second Sight for a Staircase, 1980–81, AMAM Geneva, and Kunsthaus Zurich, 15’ x 30” x 60”. Photo by Walter Dryer
Canvas bellows on grinding wheels with carbon arc light mounted behind adjustable glass plates. Magnetic pendulum with six butane canisters, motorized rotating armature with fireworks (sparklers, rockets and roman candles), rotating central armature with fire works and wax candles mounted between copper and galvanized cutting disks. Silvered reflector shields, suspended transparent drum skins mounted on mesh screens, copper launching stacks on casters with loading device supported by overhead boom.