CMT’s Touring Exhibition ‘Mechanics Alive!!’ opens today at the Singapore Science Centre. The exhibition is part of iFutures a celebration of new technologies in Singapore. CMT’s automata are used to introduce a pre-digital and artistic element to the exhibition. The official opening by the President of Singapore took place last night amid remote controlled kites, […]
Archives for 2006
Tomorrow is the big launch of the Cabinet of Curiosities. Make sure to be at your computer at 4 pm GMT (that’s 8 a.m in Los Angeles, 10 a.m. in Texas, and 9 a.m. in New York, and 8pm in Singapore…)
To Kinetica last night for the launch of their exhibition, Magnetic Visions. It was a delight to meet Bruce Shapiro whose latest work, part of the Sisyphus (IV) series, was the centre of attention. These pieces are mesmerising to watch. A magnet traces complex, computer controlled paths beneath, while above, a steel ball in a […]
Paul Spooner has just finished a great new piece called ‘The Life of Marat’, in which we find Marat sitting in his bath (fashioned from a piece of lead donated by a neighbour), turning the pages of ‘The People’s Friend’ – the cover of which has a rather gruesome picture of Charlotte Corday. On careful […]
Avid automata collector and author of ‘Stormbreaker’, Anthony Horowitz is the delighted owner of Matt Smith’s 2004 piece, The Price of Chickens.