Inside a warehouse, a precarious 70-100 feet long structure has been constructed using various items. When this is set in motion, a chain reaction ensues. Fire, water, law of gravity as ...
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Inside a warehouse, a precarious 70-100 feet long structure has been constructed using various items. When this is set in motion, a chain reaction ensues. Fire, water, law of gravity as well as chemistry determine the life-cycle of objects - of things. It brings about a story concerning cause and effect, mechanism and art, improbability and precision. Written by
Not much of a learning opportunity, but fascinating fun nonetheless
Watched this with the kids, and we enjoyed it. My favorite was the shoes, they probably preferred the rocket-launched tea kettle. The DVD we saw comes with no explanation or any bonus features, so it is just what it is, a nice string of altering forces, a fair amount of flash paper and fuel to ignite attention if not budding pyromania.
Looks like one of the artists has shown in the Bay Area in the past, would be nice to see more stuff like this without traveling to the collegiate Rube Goldberg competitions.
Youtubing around looks like there may be a Japanese TV show that offers contraptions like this...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kvdq8cRNBM&feature=related We are all dominoes...
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