On a visit to Southwold Pier last month with Tim Hunkin and his wife Meg (pictured) I was very privileged to pay an English Guinea (or £1.10) and get my own honour from Tim’s new machine ‘Decoration Direct’. I also had a very satisfying £1 worth of fun with Tim’s Art Apocalypse – smashing the […]
If you are coming to London for the CMT exhibition at Kinetica, make sure to visit the Museum of Croydon to see Eduard Bersudsy’s fantastic travelling circus. Beautiful while still, once an hour this magical menagerie of recycled metal will spring to life to perform an incredible choreography to haunting music and synchronised light, weaving […]
Tim Hunkin’s talk ‘Popular Art’ (11th April 6pm) will be the first in a series of talks at Kinetica to coincide with the CMT retrospective and Ride of Life exhibition which starts on Friday 6th April. Tim’s Chiropodist (1986), originally made for CMT in Covent Garden, will be treating visitors’ feet throughout the exhibition, which […]
April 6th to May 5th 2007 – Kinetica, Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6AA. This fascinating new exhibition will trace the story of Cabaret Mechanical Theatre from its birth in 1979 as ‘Cabaret’ – a crafts shop in Falmouth, Cornwall. Featuring over 80 pieces of automata from the past 28 years, as well as some […]
Come along and join us for some automata making workshops at Kinetica this weekend. To book a place visit the Kinetica website. We will be joined by Keith Good, author of Amazing Machines, and he will guide you through making your own automata from scrap materials to take home.