Yes, Please, Thank You, 2012

Mortar, auger, chocolate-scented mineral oil, pulley, belt, meat grinder, clear acrylic, wood, paint, 5'H x 8'W x 3'D

Installed as part of Contraption at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

 

Designed as a hybridized version of a chocolate fountain and a grain auger, that interactive sculpture is powered when the viewer cranks a meat grinder that activates an auger. As the chocolate-scented mineral oil flows up and over the fountain, it releases the aroma of chocolate.