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The Measure of Tears
water / laboratory glassware with stopcocks / black basins / convex mirrors / narrow beam spotlights

The volume of a tear can be measured, but not its impact.

Each drop of water falls 9' into the pool of water in a basin below it.
The convex mirror in the basin magnifies and reflects onto the ceiling
the bright image of widening, concentric ripples. The ripples expand and contract,
and their reflections intersect with those from other basins.



� 1999-2013  Adrienne Klein