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Simple Mechanics Reflected in Social Movements

April 13, 2016. 

We watched a documentary on automatons and discussed the following questions: What is the value in feminist/decolonial reclamation of this art form? How could this art form be used toward social transformation? 

We then studied clock insides, had a short physics lesson and made our own moving sculpture out of cams and shafts. 

movie: Wonders of the Clockwork World:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-1LqhrsEwI

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