Contact me regarding your needs, desires or wishes in respect to new media installations requiring interaction and/or kinetic elements. I work in the capacity that fits best with you: collaboration, consultation or supply only of complete units, modules or components. I have worked for PhD and Masters Candidates and with exhibiting artists in varying capacities.

Bachelor of Visual Art (Hons) (Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney)
Diploma of Visual Art (Meadowbank TAFE)
Associate Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (North Sydney TAFE)
Electrical Trades Certificate (North Sydney TAFE)
TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (HKCC, Hornsby)

ARDUINO, RASPBERRY PI and other electric/electronic builds as well as sound/music and photographic/camera composer.
An allround manipulator of readymades

I make it happen

Custom MP3 player triggered by proximity sensor using Arduino Nano. Hardware and software design by Paul Cooper
Floor Plan, Wiring Diagram and Installation View of one of my works

Selected electronic builds for various artists
Raspberry Pi video camera, ultrasonic sensor and 7-inch display mounted behind two-way mirror – think Rene Magritte
MP3 player that auto-runs on a loop with selectable delay between repeats
MP3 player activated when an ashes urn is held with speaker inside the urn
MP3 player activated by proximity sensor with speaker mounted inside a rice cooker.
MP3 player activated when a trumpet is stroked, speaker hidden inside the trumpet case.
MP3 player activated when ceramic sculptures are touched, speakers mounted inside the sculptures.
“Robotic” plaster boots that drive forward and backwards simulating the myth of Sisyphus (A Man Rolled A Stone Up A Hill) Click here for further information 
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A Man Rolled A Stone up a Hill, 2015 concept by Rose Ann McGreevy. Boots by Barbara Hallan, electro-mechanical kinetics by Paul Cooper

Performed for
Tino Seghal in This Is So Contemporary, p/o Making Art Public at Art Gallery of NSW, 2019
Super Critical Mass in 24 Hour Choir, Art and About Rotunda on Observatory Hill 2017
Super Critical Mass in Actions and Games, Art and About Martin Place Sydney 2015
Super Critical Mass in Actions and Games, Art and About State Library Sydney 2015
Marina Abramovic in Artist in Residence, Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay, 2015
Super Critical Mass in Sonic Social, MCA Circular Quay, 2014
Mel O’Callagahan in Parade, BOS19 Cockatoo Is, 2014
Tino Seghal in This Is So Contemporary, Art Gallery of NSW, 2014

Parade, 2014 set view, Cockatoo Island, p/o 19th Biennale of Sydney

My experience also extends to project management of commercial electrical & data projects and computer room builds for large corporate and government

My Diploma major was in printmaking then my Bachelor major was in sculpture and I have over 5 years experience as a picture framer

Paul Cooper, trading as Silent Seven, ABN 50 458 316 949

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