Retro-nology, John Bacone and cardboard

Had the opportunity to sit down with Portland artist John Bacone, who brought by some recent examples of his work.

cardboard sculpture of music device
Artist John Bacone's cardboard sequencer and pedal

He’s been building gorgeous intricate cardboard sculptures of musical instrument/devices.  In addition, he’s been experimenting with machines/motion contraptions, to explore the limits of his chosen material:

Moving Sculpture from John Bacone on Vimeo.

My favorite learning: “cardboard gears don’t hold their teeth well.”