FLOWER takes advantage of the strobing or raster scanning of a common
computer screen. By twirling a small scrap of semi-translucent plastic
grocery bag in front of a blank computer screen, visitors create
delicate and intricate shapes reminiscent of flowers and insects.
Varying the motor's speed and touching the twirling shapes, visitors
are able to adjust the "flower" into and out of phase
with the computer screen's strobing frequency. The resulting "flowers"
are both ghostly and beautiful as they spin unpredictable patterns
of shape and color. Strobe Flower was developed in partnership with
the Palace of Miracles in