We are delighted to announce a One Day Automata Construction Workshop with Stephen Guy at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset, UK 8th September 10am – 4pm Book Here Learn all about kinetic art in this hands-on experimental workshop that will introduce and explore the low-tech creative power of cams and cranks which are powered by hand. […]
Since Ron’s sad departure in July a number of new articles have been published. We’ve updated our page about Ron with the new links.
We are very sad to announce the death of Ron Fuller, at the age of 80. Ron was an integral part of the formation of Cabaret Mechanical Theatre having first met Sue Jackson while they were both students at Falmouth Art School in 1957. Ron’s distinctive toys, for example, Hens Laying Eggs and Tapping Can-Can […]
The eagerly anticipated tour of the Crafts Council’s exhibition, A Curious Turn, begins at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Exhibition Dates: 18th Feb 2017 to 21st May 2017. Links: Crafts Council and Wolverhampton Art Gallery. The show will then tour the UK: 8th Jul – 2nd Sep 2017, Gallery Oldham 15 Sep – 19 Nov 2017, Derby Museum and Art […]
We are very sad to announce the death yesterday, November 2nd, of Peter Markey, aged 86. Peter was the first automata artist to start making work for us in 1979 and he continued to make automata for almost 50 years. His deceptively simple style and insistence on using the most basic materials belied his ingenuity […]