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This one, called “Galia,” is just one of twenty-two beautiful kinetic sculptures, most of which are zoomorphic, featured in Bend, Oregon artist Gordon Chris Cole’s online portfolio. Each has a well-produced video showcasing its movements, and they’re all available in Chris’s YouTube channel, to which I am subscribing right now. [via The Automata / Automaton Blog]

Sean Michael Ragan

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.


  • Anonymous

    They are also distinguished from plants, algae, and fungi by lacking rigid cell walls.[8] All animals are motile,[9] if only at certain life stages. In most animals, embryos pass through a blastula stage,[10] which is a characteristic exclusive to animals.

  • Anonymous

    They are also distinguished from plants, algae, and fungi by lacking rigid cell walls.[8] All animals are motile,[9] if only at certain life stages. In most animals, embryos pass through a blastula stage,[10] which is a characteristic exclusive to animals.

  • Anonymous

    They are also distinguished from plants, algae, and fungi by lacking rigid cell walls.[8] All animals are motile,[9] if only at certain life stages. In most animals, embryos pass through a blastula stage,[10] which is a characteristic exclusive to animals.

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