Remember the LEGO MOC of the Death Star trench run by Wani Kim? Well, here’s another one. This one, though, is significantly less detailed and much smaller. But making up for the lack of size and details, is motion. Yes. This adorable iteration of the memorable scene from the A New Hope is in fact […]
You saw how Adam Savage built a steampunk rickshaw to enable Boston Dynamics’ robotic dog Spot to haul him around. You probably have also seen how the man scratch built the fabulous Victorian/steampunk-ish rickshaw.
Remember Theo Jansen’s incredible kinetic sculpture, Strandbeest (which also happens to have a toy version)? Well, YouTuber/maker extraordinaire most noted for creating stuff out of cardboard, The Q, has incorporate that complex walking mechanism into… a bicycle. Yes! A walking bicycle!
Timepieces is an art itself that is not immediately visible and hence, not quite being appreciated. However, with the Humism Kinetic Art Wrist Watches, that art becomes very literal. Like, in-your-face kind of literal. It literally brings the art to the forefront because, its has a freaking kinetic art sculpture slapped right on the face […]
Remember the giant puppetry troupe La Machine? Well, this one here called Ocho the Octopus by British artist and puppeteer Tim Davies is somewhat similar, but it is a lot smaller because, it is an one-man-operation puppet. It is inflatable for obvious reasons. Like because, the entire contraption has to go onto Davies so it […]
Human’s mind is somewhat of a rocket science. The complexity far exceeds anything mankind have known, but what if you could narrow it down to the specific, like an engineer’s mind? How would it look like? Well, instead of showing a brain and pointing out the various lobes and neurons, which would only makes sense […]
Ever thought about knitting but can’t put yourself through the ‘demanding’ learning curve? Well, you don’t have to if you had the kinetic machine created by ECAL students Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex back in 2012. Yes. This thing is more than three years old, but to us, this kinetic rig, named ECAL Low-Tech Factory/Rocking-Knit, […]
whether the idea of flipping the pages to create an animation is your cup of tea or you are simply awe by the magic of mechanical/kinetic art, the FlipBooKit is certain to put a smile on your face. created by kinetic artists Wendy Marvel and Mark Arnon Rosen, collectively known as Mechanical Flipbook, the FlipBooKit is basically a box with a bunch of…
are you always paranoid about a power melt down where we will be left without electricity? we probably could make do without electric power during the day but when the darkness descents upon us, we will at least need some light so that we can continue to bury…
remember the awe-inspiring (and noisy) kinetic sculpture that involves over a thousands die-cast cars that we featured back in November 2010? after seven months and presumably lots…