March 12, 2009

More Kinetic Artists

Theo Jansen: walking beasts
Ned Kahn: Large scale architectural/wind driven
Godfried-Willem Raes: Musical Automatons
Adriana Salazar: small scale kinetics
Daniel Rozin: Mirrors!
David Byrne: Playing the Building
Robin Mandel: kinetic domestics
Ali Momeni: Smoke and Hot Air

January 31, 2009

Peter Fischli and David Weiss: The Way Things Go

"Der Lauf Der Dinge (The Way Things Go)" by Peter Fischli and David Weiss (Matthew Marks Gallery, Wikipedia, Tate Modern (2006)): a masterful example of how to translate various forms of energy (potential/gravity, chemical, heat...) to various forms of movement (slide, turn, walk, rise, launch, ...).

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Arthur Ganson: Kinetic Sculptures

Arthur Ganson's work regardless of what you may think of its aesthetic value, is an exceptional reference for making things move.

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