My Dad Thinks You're Dead

pine, laser-etched glass, soft glass, string, pulley, step-motor, magnet, homemade ferrofluid suspension

Motor-powered claw machine containing ferrofluid

The joystick allows left, right, forward and backward movement across a single plane. Below, the kinetic liquid moves throughout a three-dimensional space, the shape of it's volume controlled by the position of the claw.