For this project, I feel very much so in my domain, and I'm quite excited. For my piece, I will be gutting out an old computer tower, and replace most to all the parts with wood.
This includes the CPU heat sink, the video card, RAM, hard drive, fans, and so on. If I have time, I would also like to replace the mother board as well but that may be a challenge considering the time constraints we have. I will then have hidden motors in the wood fans so make it appear as if the computer is still working.
Lastly, I will have the tower "connected" to a computer monitor (it'll be actually connected to a real, working computer, my laptop) that will say "no signal". I want to make this a kind of tongue cheek piece but with an important question/conversation. I want to illustrate how technology and nature is inherently different, and though nature must be preserved and valued, it is difficult to do so when it just can't do what technology can.