Medium: Altoids tin, Keyspan USA-19HS (modified), PS2 Multitap (modified), 74HCT04 inverting buffer, discrete passive components, solder, wire, epoxy.
Artist’s inspiration: Dorky boyfriend that crafts Final Fantasy Tactics characters with the precision of a meticulous dungeonmaster 🙂
(Yes, it’s a USB Playstation memory card reader/writer. Firmware and source code for Mac OS and Linux is in Subversion. The software doesn’t yet support PS2 cards.)