Untitled/Seascape Peepshow

Stephen Spicer Untitled/Seascape peepshow 2020 Ink, paint, pencils on tea-stained paper, 40 x 70cm, Artist collection, Bath.

Description/Operation: in this peepshow, which is viewed through the small holes in the coral, the interior springs into life upon the insertion go a coin. Coloured fish swim around, and by using mirrors the box seems considerably larger on the inside. At then of the show an octopus appears and makes a grab for the viewer. The image here shows the planes in the machine from frto back. Not shown are mechanics and electronics.
Prospect of Build: 9/10. Stalled because of lockdown, but plans made for assembly late