Today we have a project that is maybe not so high on the electronics quotient but is high on the "that's neat looking" factor. Today is a perfect example of such a project. In fact, if you have an Arduino, a motor, and know a bit about pulse-width modulation, you could create this in your own home. Maybe you should! Check it out: Vortical Filament.
This project from Patrick Harrop is pretty simple but creates some stunning visuals. Patrick attached pieces of string to a motor that is controlled via an Arduino. Using PWM, Patrick varies the speed the string spins and creates some cool "electro-art." The video seen above was taken at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. While this project certainly isn't heavy on the electronics, there is definitely something to be said for the fusion of electronics and art. We dig it. Nice work, Patrick!