Mechanical Copying and Parallel Motion

Of several historic methods for copying documents, one of the oldest is the Pantograph.  The device finds its modern incantation in the Autopen device which is designed for the mass production of sincerity.  Artist Theo Jansen applies the same principles of mechanical tranlation of motion to produce strange air powered beach creatures.

Brendan Thursday 21 January 2010 at 06:53 am | | Notes

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