The complex systems of keys and locks
Locks and Keys
Locks and keys are based on a system of pincodes materialised into very small elements with specific sizes and adjustments. There is one cylinder with holes and an amount of pins of different sizes and springs.
The craftman of a locksmith is a matter of assembling these specific elements in the right order. Everything has to fit perfectly.
With lock pick tools I tried to break through the codes of this system.
A few movements, precision, patience, pushing each pin one by one holding them down, turning, pushing again, holding them down, turning...
I started to gather or make parts of different materials
So different structures and mechanisms started to grow from that.
The sounds also matters, it tells about how it works, if it works.
The lock cylinder works as a music box.
With the same issues of sizes, order...