mother nature

Mother Nature Board by kelly heaton

If you’re curious about how I create circuits for my electronic art, check out my new project “Hacking Nature’s Musicians” on In a recent entry, I explain how I built a random pulse generator to simulate the natural “timing effects” of Mother Nature conducting a chorus.

Below (and on Vimeo) is a video overview of the circuit.

pollinators: long live the queen by kelly heaton

Top row (from left to right): Heaton, work in progress; Aganetha Dyck; Arthur Rackham
Bottom row (from left to right): Queen of the Sun; John Anster; unknown artist c.1620