Cymatic Fountain is a permanent outdoor water feature installed in Monrovia, CA in July 2021.
A parabolic mirror mounted on a polished aluminum pedestal reflects the open sky, shaping the small pool of water contained within into a liquid lens. As ambient light is caught in a cascading series of reflections between the curved mirror and the underside of the water, a speaker housed within the sculpture vibrates the bowl with subsonic frequencies to disrupt the water's smooth surface with cymatic patterns, scattering light into a scintillating display. Choreographed performances of vibrations slowly build and dissipate, entraining the viewer into a relaxed and meditative state of mind.
The fully reflective surface causes the sculptures to blend into any given environment, creating the illusion that a dew drop of water floats in mid air.
'Speaking Water' in the desert gardens of Sunnyland Center & Gardens
Cymatic Sun is a projected artwork that translates sound into a visual experience through water reflections. A large parabolic mirror, acting as both vessel and optic, is filled with water and vibrated with a transducer that plays subsonic frequencies. These sound waves propagate through the water to form cymatic patterns that when illuminated, refract light to create real-time projections.