Neil Mendoza

inventions

Fish Meets Hammer and You'll Never Believe What Happens Next!

No, seriously.
Kevin Holmes
6.20.17
robots

This Robot Rock Band Makes Music Using a Bunch of...Rocks

Neil Mendoza has created yet another standalone musical ensemble. This time, it's with rock-flinging robots.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.16.17
Art

It's a 'Robotic Voice Activated Word Kicking Machine' !

Give your words an extra kick with Neil Mendoza's curious contraption.
Kevin Holmes
8.20.16
Design

Behold, the 'Hamster Powered Hamster Drawing Machine'

Neil Mendoza’s latest invention is a drawing machine powered by the mechanical energy of a hamster.
DJ Pangburn
7.5.16
Design

UCLA's Design Grad Show Breaks Post-Digital Boundaries

Students search for a smooth transition from a digitally-oriented life into a digitally-driven one.
Benoit Palop
5.16.16
Design

Pendulum and Egg Dance in Artist's Curious Contraption

Los Angeles-based artist Neil Mendoza has created yet another invention that investigates balance and survival.
DJ Pangburn
11.13.15
Art

UCLA Students Explore Memes in the Modern Era

A look at the never-before-seen works at 'rare meme' a group show featuring UCLA Design Media Arts students Adam Ferriss, Jesse R. Fleming, Hsinyu Lin, Peter Lu, Neil Mendoza, and Theo Triantafyllidis.
Benoit Palop
10.26.15
Music

The Virtual Art Gallery Levels-Up at UCLA

Pro tip: Don't forget to feed the digital dogs.
Benoit Palop
6.8.15
Film

Hear a Knife Orchestra Play "Stayin' Alive"

Watch a chorus of blades (and one meat cleaver) create a cutting-edge reworking of the Bee Gees classic.
Sami Emory
5.21.15
Art

Drop Virtual Marbles into a Projection-Mapped Maze

Neil Mendoza took inspiration from Sesame Street to create this "interactive spinny, glowy thing."
Kevin Holmes
3.17.15
Art

Data-Gathering Devices Become Spying Face In This Interactive Mobile Sculpture

<p>Neil Mendoza&#8217;s <i>I Spy</i> features Android tablets that stare back at us.</p>
Kevin Holmes
12.17.12