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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Bruce Shapiro

Part artist, part scientist, Bruce Shapiro uses technology to craft beautifully kinetic creations

by Cool Hunting Video in Culture on 02 November 2007

Northern California-based artist Bruce Shapiro makes the kind of kinetic sculpture that mesmerizes and dazzles visitors at science museums using computers and simple motors, a practice he terms "The Art of Motion Control." In episode 94 we visit Bruce at the Maker Fair and at his home to learn more about works like "Pipedream," effectively a screen that uses bubbles in place of pixels, "Sisyphus, "an intricate zen sand drawing and a kinetic ribbon sculpture modeled on ribbon dancers.

Also on Cool Hunting: Bruce Shapiro's Art Machines, Artbots 3


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