Cool Hunting Video Presents: Bruce Shapiro

Part artist, part scientist, Bruce Shapiro uses technology to craft beautifully kinetic creations

Northern California-based artist
Bruce Shapiro
makes the kind of kinetic sculpture that mesmerizes and dazzles visitors at science museums using computers and simple motors, a practice he terms “The Art of Motion Control.” In episode 94
we visit Bruce at the Maker Fair and at his home to learn more about works like “Pipedream,” effectively a screen that uses bubbles in place of pixels, “Sisyphus, “an intricate zen sand drawing and a kinetic ribbon sculpture modeled on ribbon dancers.

Also on Cool Hunting: Bruce Shapiro’s Art Machines, Artbots 3