Time-Lapse Colossus Assembly

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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Over two days, the massive Colossus sculpture was erected on the midway at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. It reaches an impressive 70 feet into the sky and features three hanging boulders that rotate around the central support.
We filmed this time-lapse to show you the impressive feats required to put together an installation of this scale.

You can see Colossus at Maker Faire Bay Area, May 21 & 22.

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