Orion’s Fata Morgana orrery at Maker Faire

Craft & Design

Right at the center of Maker Faire Bay Area’s Expo Hall sat a 15’x24′ model of an imaginary solar system. Dubbed “Fata Morgana“, this elegant rotating construction of metal, motors, and light was created by Mr. Orion Fredericks – and is actually a model for a much larger forthcoming piece of kinetic sculpture.

Check out Orion’s site for pics of the piece casting shadows and light on the nighttime playa of Burning Man.

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