“I had the happy idea to fasten a bicycle wheel to a kitchen stool and watch it turn.” – Marcel Duchamp
First we’ll show off our robots and put them through their paces in the Robo-Arena. Then we’ll discuss ideas for final projects. And lastly we’ll discuss kinetic sculpture.
Your final project will be due in 3 weeks. As long as it is related to something we have covered this semester, go for it. We will discuss your initial ideas and and potential roadblocks.
Kinetic art is a term that today most often refers to three-dimensional sculptures and figures that move naturally or are machine operated. The moving parts are generally powered by wind, a motor, or the observer. – via
We will be discussing kinetic sculptures that are on wheels, spin, revolve, or have a wheeled mechanism.
Flux – A physical kinetic sculpture, that plays with our perception of reality
Wie lang ist eine Minute? – Quadrature
Ferris Wheel – Out-Eiffel Eiffel
8 Drunken Imortals