Lecture 06: Kinetics

Notes for technical discussion, October 29:

  • PWM
  • Transistors
  • Motors, gearmotors, flyback diode
  • Automata

Paolo Pedercini has compiled a truly excellent introduction to automata and kinetic artworks. (Don’t forget Mechanical Turk!)

Marcel Duchamp

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

Len Lye:

Nicholas Schöffer


Jean Tinguely

Arthur Ganson’s excellent work:


Ruben Margolin

Big Mouth Billy Bass:

Banksy’s Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grille:

Gustav Hoegen, Animatronics Showreel:

U-Ram Choe: