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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
‘Life Forms’, the launch show at Kinetica will open on 6th October. Chico MacMurtrie’s Amorphic Robot Works (pictured) are part of this exciting inaugural exhibition. Make sure you check the programme of performances so that you can see them in action. Artist Richard Brown’s talk ‘The art of creating illusions of virtual life’ this Friday […]
Arthur Ganson’s new exhibition, ‘Machines and Mechanisms’ can be seen at the McColl Center for the Arts in North Carolina until November 4th 2006.