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Rowboat powered sculpture

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Rowboat powered sculpture


Maria Michails-Posidis made this exhibition, called “Emergy,” as her MFA thesis. It’s a modified rowing machine inside a hand-crafted boat that powers LED-backlit photographs in the gallery highlighting urban growth related to water use in the Phoenix area valley. She has kept a very detailed blog of the production process. Photos on Flickr tagged with “emergy.”

2 thoughts on “Rowboat powered sculpture

  1. Tanya Palta says:

    Very cool and eco-friendly too boot! Thanks for the grt post!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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