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The Road Reader

Old Cardiette EKG converted into the Road Reader. Plugs into car, manually operated by driver.

The Road Reader was produced with a grant from the Spokane Arts Fund (SAGA).

 
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The Road Reader

Reader pedal is placed in the back of the car. It is attached to the Cardiette/EKG.
The pedal is on a spring.
As it bounces the EKG machine draws out the movement.

 
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Street Documentation

I documented all street surfaces, as a way to learn and identify different conditions.

 
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More streets..
 
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Mapping out Spokane

Certain roads and neighborhood areas were mapped out before a "drive" or "read".

 
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A day on the streets.

Documentation of streets and other details and individual "street reads" were produced.

 
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Scanning road drawings

All physical road drawings were scanned and digitized.

 
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Road Reader Guide, Textures IV

A Road Reader Guide was produced using all the data collected.

Digital illustrations and design.
All text was hand typed and scanned.

 
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RR Guide, Upheaval
 
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Road Reader Guide, Textures I
 
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RR Guide, Gone to Pot

12x16, digital print

 
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Sound experiments

Road scans (reads) waveforms translated back into sound waves.

 
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Sound experiments, continued

Road drawings translated to vector lines, coordinates translated into midi files