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Rhythm Maker! is a an interactive kinetic sculpture featuring a collection of ropes and hidden stainless-steel rods. By pulling the knotted rope at the piece’s south end, the connected ropes create a curtain-like effect that will swell and sway like a beautiful ocean.
Mike Miller is best known for his Machine-Nature Interface sculptures. The majority of his work is kinetic, and can be powered by anything from a motor and salvaged gears to the wind. Miller was born, raised and educated in Kansas and finds inspiration and materials for both the machine and the nature aspects of his work around his home and studio in rural Butler County. Learn more at mikemillersculpture.com.