Paul Spooner reviews a refreshingly new exhibition in Falmouth, Cornwall. The result of collaborations with singers, dancers, actors and other creative types, this show is designed to help answer the oft asked and ofter avoided question; Where do you get your ideas from??
This beautiful fish by Richard Hackney is made from assorted found metals. The piece is operated by a lever, and looks stunning from the front and back. Height: 36 cm One Only Sold.
Made in the robotics division of P. Spooner Stithians following their catastrophic failure to produce Artificial Intelligence. Having recorded dismal scores in innumerable Turing tests, it was decided that Artificial Emotion might be an easier target to aim at. Confidence is growing that, after some development, one of these machines will be able to slip […]
This is an elaboration of the four-faced mechanism. This time a door opens in the body to reveal a cylinder housing the flies. 215 H x 120 W X 60 D One Only. SOLD £650 (excl. VAT) “I started making this thing using one of the boxes I had ready for the other four-faced machines […]
Four new one-off designs from Paul Spooner, all using the same ingenious escapement mechanism for turning the heads. The mechanism is a kind of escapement. There’s a driving wheel constantly trying to turn the driven wheel which has four pins fixed vertically into its upper surface. A brass blade interferes with one of the pins, […]