Like water for the desert, New Media for New Mexico

Fun with Ferrofluids

Visual Magnetism is an interdisciplinary art and science project that engages the senses and stimulates wonder and curiosity in the participant.  Hand-held magnets let the viewer manipulate ferrofluid in a display tank, creating a sensory feast of the remarkable visual and physical properties of ferrofluid. Live video projection from a perpendicular viewing angle is shown on the ceiling, providing a full exploration of the fluid’s behavior.



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