20 Automated sculpture with David Archer

Enjoy the unique experience of designing and constructing your own interactive sculpture. Learn the fundamentals of mechanisms used in automata design; along with construction techniques, modelling, decorating skills and the use of simple hand tools and common power tools. With this basic understanding of automata principles, you will be able to create and “bring to life” your own unique sculpture. Materials are supplied.
David Archer is a maker of ingenious automata, animatronics and paintings. From childhood inventor, through boilermaker to visual artist, David holds a visual arts degree from the SA School of Art and was a resident at the Jam Factory, Adelaide. His work has appeared and been commissioned for many festivals and exhibitions nationally and internationally. A significant exhibition of his work was held at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney in 2014 - 2015. Archer’s work is held in institutional collections and loved in many private collections everywhere. http://archersarcadia.com/
Level: All | Cost: $765 + 120 materials

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David Archer

Automata and animatronics artist – SA

David’s work is primarily centered around social commentary approached with humor. Since childhood, he has had a passion for arcade-style machines and automata.

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $765
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $120
Course Date/s:04-Jan-2020 08-Jan-2020
Current Capacity: Closed

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