Yesterday we went with my Dad, your Grandad, to the Mechanical Art & Design Museum in Stradford upon Avon. We enjoyed it greatly as it was very exciting and challenging for us trying to figure out how things were working. We spent good few hours discussing the mechanism behind the exhibits.
For Anna the mechanism was not so interesting as an idea behind the project - what the Artist was trying to communicate through his/her work. The museum was giving the opportunity to execute both approaches and all of us were impressed.
The collection of machines incorporates gears, chains, pulleys and whirligig paraphernalia. You can explore kinetic art (art in motion), automata (interesting mechanical contraptions) and steampunk (modern gizmos with a Victorian twist). The artists exhibiting were from all over the world. Here there are some videos and photos for you to see. I hope you enjoy as much as we did.
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