About Face Kinetic Sculpture

About Face

Anthony Howe is a 3D kinetic sculptures who lives and works in a rural area in Eastsound Washington surrounded by little more than trees, wind, and other natural elements that inspire his incredible kinetic sculptures.

Square Wave Kinetic Sculpture

Square Wave

A Kickstarter campaign introduces a five-dimensional sculpture said to be inspired by mathematics and the Fibonacci sequence. Square Wave, the first in a collection from artist Ivan Black and Atellani.

3D Copypod

3D Copypod

The 3D Copypod by People’s Architecture Office, is a 3D scan booth that can instantly digitize subjects of a wide range of sizes. Objects are surrounded by a spherical array of over one hundred fixed focal length DSLR cameras.

Sisyphus Kinetic Sculpture

Sisyphus Kinetic Sculpture

Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks designed this superb perpetual kinetic sculpture depicting the Greek myth of Sisyphus who was condemned to roll an immense boulder up a hill for eternity.

Funan Kinetic Wall

Funan Kinetic Wall

A state-of-the-art multimedia installation that is a first-of-its-kind in Singapore– the Funan Kinetic Wall. Spanning 13 metres in height and 9 metres in width, the Kinetic Wall features a total of 1,271 motorised light blades.

Rust Mirror Interactive Installation

Rust Mirror

“Rust Mirror” is a mechanical sculpture that organizes 768 “rusty” rectangular pixels along a picture plane. Placing deliberate emphasis on the way motion passes through coordinates in a grid, the cascading vertical movement in this piece emphasizes tension between…

Curling Spiral

Curling Spiral

Curling Spiral is the fascinating work of mathematician and artist John Edmark’s  in kinetic sculptures, transformable objects, and the surprising structures hidden within the geometry of nature.

Versus Sound Installation

Versus

Versus by David Letellier is a sound installation consisting of two kinetic sculptures placed face to face. Each sculpture is made out of 12 triangular panels, hinged and powered by six linear actuators, controlled by a specific program.

Kinetic Sculptures

Kinetic Sculptures

30″ x 30″ Lotus kinetic sculpture wall art in malachite and chocolate by Carved Lake Art. With a flick of the wrist this sculpture produces amazing patterns whether you turn them in the same or opposing directions. 

Harvard Time Capsule Interactive art

Harvard Time Capsule

Harvard Time Capsule is made of Flip-Discs — a medium developed by BREAKFAST which uses electromagnets to rotate the physical pixels from one side to another.

Reflection of the Age Interactive Installation

Reflection of the Age

Juraj Kotian created an installation that would react to movement. The closer the viewer gets to the structure, the closer is gets to him. Once the viewer crosses a specific boundary, it goes back to its starting position to literally escape from the viewer’s touch.

Colibri Kinetic Sculpture

Colibri

Containing over 400 precisely machined gears, screws, and aesthetic elements, Derek Hugger’s latest kinetic sculpture Colibri mimics the motion of a hummingbird in flight.

Responsive Pattern

Responsive Pattern

This video shows the design, fabrication, and programming of a responsive screening device by GenoMorph that employs origami techniques. The pattern response to light change within the built environment and change shape accordingly.

Hypnosis

Hypnosis

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen took inspiration from artist Anthony Howe’s kinetic sculptures when creating this series of delicate and hypnotic garments for Paris Haute Couture week.

Jitterbox Auxetic Material

Jitterbox

The Jitterbox is an example of an auxetic material: if you pull on it, it expands in all directions. The Jitterbox mechanism is due to Taneli Luotoniemi. Henry Segerman has made some 3D printed models…

Brilliant Cube Kinetic Installation

Brilliant Cube

Brilliant Cube by Media Artist Group: Jonpasang is a kinetic 3D matrix, comprised of 576 clear LED poles moving up and down. The dimension is 6M X 6M X 6M. It is located at Gangnam station crossroads.

Kinetic Wave Sculpture

Kinetic Wave Sculpture

Artist Ross McSweeney created a wonderful kinetic wooden sculpture that features a little boat floating upon a bumpy sea. Three different types of fish appear to jump out of the waves as they rise and fall, both horizontally and vertically.

Environmental Response

Environmental Response

As part of his research at Aalborg University, Esben B. Skouboe had the privilege to work with a team of skilled programmers, engineers and architectures to elaborate the initial findings done the workshop Environmental Response.

A.U.X.E. Chair auxetic furniture

A.U.X.E. Chair

This project by Niloofar Imani and her team, aims to design and fabricate a piece of auxetic furniture which its shape adapts to the user’s body figure using Rhino3d.

3d Printed Kinetic Sculpture

3d Printed Sculpture

Henry Zwiefelhofer is an artist who designs amazing 3D printed kinetic sculptures. All parts of this sculpture is printed on MendelMax v3.

Breaking the Surface Interactive Kinetic Installation

Breaking the Surface

An interactive kinetic installation entitled ‘breaking the surface’ is raising the roof! This innovative installation was designed by the Norwegian architecture group ‘ctrl+n’, in collaboration with Scandinavian Design group, kontur, abida and intek.

Chrolo kinetic timer

Chrolo

Traditional hourglass timers are an effective albeit antiquated way to perform timing, but is no longer the most graceful way to time tasks thanks to the Sparkpluck ‘Chrolo.’

Symmetrical Scissors

Symmetrical Scissors

The central topic of this work by SMiA Research Group is the explanation of the making process of a scale model, which makes a spatial grouping of symmetrical straight scissors.

Intentions 2 Interactive Installation

Intentions 2

The interactive art work “Intentions 2” produced by students of the Faculty of Media Studies Cross Media Course won the Knowledge Award at the 21st Student CG Contest (sponsored by the CG-ARTS Association).

Origami Shelter

Origami Shelter

Origami Shelter by Hannah Imlach (birch plywood, ripstop nylon and cotton webbing, 2011) investigates subtle changes in natural light. The sculpture is a portable, foldable space, large enough to fit two adults lying comfortably inside.

Breathing Architecture

Breathing Architecture

Inside venice’s palazzo mora, cara lee and stephan mundwiler of leeMundwiler architects have installed ‘CHiLL’ — a ‘breathing’ structure that kinetically responds to human interaction.

Desert Lotus expanding dome

Desert Lotus

Desert Lotus is an expanding dome designed by Michael Burton. The goal of the project was to create a kinetic structure that could act as a collapsable, temporary installation or kiosk.

Flexible Stick Structures

Flexible Stick Structures

Bradford Hansen-Smith has been experimenting with structures made from a great many 10-inch bamboo skewers held together with short pieces of rubber tubing. He calls the technique stickweaving.

Zekreet Wind Kinetic Sculpture

Zekreet Wind

Made of mirrored stainless-steel Flex-Rings — a medium in development by BREAKFAST. The piece is inspired from the rock formations on Zekreet beach in Qatar.

Nebula Hive Kinetic Sculpture

Nebula Hive

British sculpture artist Ivan Black has a deep-rooted passion for kinetics and a talent for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. This gift is perfectly illustrated in Nebula Hive, a 1 m high x 0.75 m wide luminous vortex of kinetic energy.