Heroes & Hearts 2012
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation—
February 1, 2012

Heroes & Hearts 2012: artist made hearts for auction in support of SF General Hospital

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What are those giant hearts in Union Square?
StarkInsider—
December 6, 2011

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF) today announced the 14 artists participating in the 2012 Hearts in San Francisco series – an annual public art exhibition that raises funds to support life-enhancing programs at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

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Photos: Burning Man 2011
RollingStone.com—
September 8, 2011
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Burning Man Sculptures And Costumes (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post —
September 6, 2011
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Aperion: Charles Gadeken for Make Zine
Make Zine—
August 28, 2011

Charles Gadeken demonstrates Aperion, a large sculpture depicting a flower resting on three large leaves. Aperion is a large tesla coil which processes sound into electrical impulses.

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Behind the Scenes of Burning Man
NBC Bay Area—
August 21, 2011

Burning Man is still a couple weeks away, but that means it's crunch time for Black Rock artists.

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Featured Sculpture at Sculptsite.com
Sculptsite.com—
June 29, 2011

Featured Sculpture: Aurora by Charlie Gadeken

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LED Tree Sculpture Aurora Will Light Up Burning Man
Underwire Blog at Wired.com—
June 28, 2011

Self-taught sculptor Charlie Gadeken likes to play with fire, as evidenced by his blazing body of blowtorch artwork. But for his latest piece, Aurora, the San Francisco-based kinetic wizard has chosen LEDs to light up a massive tree that's programmed to mutate colors from day to night.

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7 wonders of Maker Faire
CNET News—
May 18, 2011

Aperion is a "14-foot-tall singing Tesla sculpture." It creates electrical arcs about four feet long. The coils can be controlled by theremins played by attendees.

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Aperion hits the front page of Stanford Daily News
Stanford Daily News—
April 11, 2011

Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and Lively Arts teamed up with the Thingamajigs group to host demonstrations by the Bay Area instrument-building community. The artists showcased some of their projects in White Plaza on Sunday afternoon.

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