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Robert Chambers

 

 

Miami native Robert Chambers is an accomplished artist, curator, teacher, motivator and creative tinkerer. Beyond creating his own work, he has an extraordinary ability to bring together blockbuster exhibits that have made the Miami art scene one of the most interesting in the country. His work juxtaposes scientific methods and ideas with humor, religious motifs and social themes. His kinetic piece for Sculpture Key West 2007 is designed to vibrate nearby architecture. These measurements are called Eigenvalues and are of importance to engineers when they analyze and design a structure in terms of its stability of motion.

Eigenvalue Analysis (Sympathetic Vibrator), 1991
Tuned wind tunnel propellor, aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, cast iron transmission
5’ x 7’ x 14’
Fort East Martello
www.robertchambers.com
Photo by Eliza Proctor