Andy Cavatorta Studio  

Projects I helped develop as a Designer and Fabricator for kinetic artist Andy Cavatorta, from June 2016 to July 2017.

Artificial Intelligence-controlled Living Environment (concept)

Living environment concept in which AI-controlled cockroaches take turns to rotate a glass sphere that conducts water and nutrients to feed and sustain other members of the herd.
Tools: Fusion 360, Keyshot, Photoshop.


The Mark IV Telharmonium (concept)

A modern concept for the fourth version of the Telharmonium.

Tools: Fusion 360, Keyshot.


The Whale (concept)

A monumental version of The Dervishes that consists of 36 motorized wings, each producing a different sound.
Tools: Fusion 360, Keyshot, Photoshop.

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The Irvine (early prototypes)

Custom musical instrument for the AVL Cultural Foundation, inspired by the Ondes Martenot. The Irvine produces sound by oscillating 6 gallium phosphate crystals, an artificial crystal produced by the AVL Group. The instrument made its debut in Graz, Austria on October 2017. For the final project, visit http://andycavatorta.com/irvine.html.
Tools for Design: Fusion 360, Keyshot, Photoshop.
Tools for Fabrication: Laser-cutting, CNC milling, soldering, woodworking.