The Sound Of One Computer Thinking

Perpetual patience machine

Iván Abreu (CU/MX 2019)

Ortesis is a series of wearable kinetic sculptures to compel the user to adopt certain behaviours. Perpetual Patience Machine forces the user’s hand into a repetitive motion reminiscent of robotic labor. The incessant ticking of finger against the surface, a ‘clicking’ motion, speaks to cognitive labour.