Electricity as art: Omega Recoil’s giant Tesla coils (BBtv)

John Behrens and “Omega Recoil” build giant Tesla Coils. Their work explores how electronic fields can be excited in the environment, and their creations become the centerpieces of interactive public art performances.

Some of the tinkerers and performers in this SF Bay Area-based collective were previously associated with Dr. Megavolt, an electrical art project which:

“…[featured] a person in a metal mesh suit interacting with artificially generated lighting. The Doctor sets objects on fire with electricity originating from large Tesla coils, spars with the electric arcs and exhorts the audience to worship the elemental force of electricity.”

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One Response to “Electricity as art: Omega Recoil’s giant Tesla coils (BBtv)”

  1. Art and paintings Says:

    Art and paintings…

    I got some great photos at the Farmers Market (that inspired two paintings in progress) with my new camera that is quite compact but has 10x optical zoom. A few years ago I bought a similar camera but for twice as much money and it’ s four times bigg…

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