Tripping the Light Fantastic –
Winner! 2015 Art 2C People’s Choice Award
Tripping the Light Fantastic – harvests energy from the environment and displays the amassed energy as a colorful light show. Each of the 16 orbs collect small amounts of kinetic energy gathered from tiny vibrations and convert it into electrical energy. After an orb collects ~3 volts of electricity the energy is released with a splash of color. When all the orbs combine to collect ~50 volts of energy, all of the energy is released at once in a colorful display.