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Sheer organza ribbon, metal hook, aircraft cable, pulley
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SPIN_LOCK is over half a mile long of sheer organza ribbon onto which I transferred the kernel files of the Linux operating system line by line. The ribbon is suspended from a pulley on aircraft cable. It's a meditation on the ephemeral quality of source code. Computer source code is text that does what it says, taken out of its native environment it does something else. The second sculpture, similar to this, also contains all the love letters from chapters 1 and 2.