Chris Bathgate’s self-transforming elf machines

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2399 Articles

Two example works from Baltimore artist Chris Bathgate.

Boing Boing’s Rob Beschizza put it well when he said, of Baltimore machinist-artist Chris Bathgate, “his works look like randomly-generated parts for high-performance machines that don’t work in our universe.”

Maybe they’re parts of the factory that makes monoliths.

You can see more of Chris’s work in MAKE Volume 25.

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