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Automata at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht!

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“Can you make something during our exhibition? Because we have an industrial dairy show, a packaging show and industrial processing show!“ Ok! We can! We will then make mechanical cardboard cows! So during the shows we were on the floor to work on our automata … Thanks too Michael Veerman, Jeroen Funke, Josephine Beijer en Nienke van Soest!







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A Call to Arms

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For all the lazy people out there. This guy (Jason Lentz), sells his Giant Cardboard Robot Arms online! Story goes he raised an interest for his arms by just dropping in on the Makerfair: doing a little dance…  The extension of the human body is exciting, hence all the interest in superheroes, we also want superpowers! These robotarms look the right stuff: they are very basic, they have joints, they seem easy to wear. In most other cardboardrobot movies online … Continue reading







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Mechanics

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Cardboard Mechanics is made by 4 students of the Utrecht School of Art and Technology (Saskia Freeke, Fin Kingma, Davy Jacobs and Sonja van Vuure). I love the endresult of the project but you should also check the other movies made during prototyping, they don’t have the audio mixed out and you can hear the sound of the cardboard as it spins and the sounds of the people looking at it! Next to making things by hand they also use … Continue reading







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