Cran.Crit008: The On/Off x28 Lamp


Alas, here's the final crit piece I created during my time at Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is a lamp with 28 switches. In order to turn the lamp ON, you need to switch all 28 toggle switches to the on position. And, logically, to turn the lamp off, ALL the switches need to be turned to the off position. This was no simple straight circuit, so big thanks to my broder Alan for helping me with the guts. It is without a doubt the most frustrating lamp ever constructed.

And my terribly sentimental, final artist statement: