Photos: Sculptures get an 'Extreme Makeover'

Photos: Sculptures get an 'Extreme Makeover'

Summary: Kinetic sculptures built in Arcata, Calif., look like something Picasso might have dreamed up.

SHARE:
TOPICS: Tech Industry
0

 |  Image 3 of 10

  • Full side view

    A full side view of the Picasso-esque "Extreme Makeover."

  • Surf 'n' Turf

    Flatmo's "Surf 'n' Turf," another kinetic sculpture in the Arcata Kinetic Lab in Arcata, on June 15, 2006.

  • Pontoon

    As part of the kinetic sculpture races, machines have to ford water. Here, Flatmo demonstrates a pontoon on "Extreme Makeover."

    Flatmo is one of the pre-eminent practitioners of kinetic sculpture racing, a pastime that started informally in Arcata in 1969 and now is celebrated with a giant three-day event involving dozens of entrants each Memorial Day weekend.

  • Thumbnail 1
  • Thumbnail 2
  • Thumbnail 3
  • Thumbnail 4
  • Thumbnail 5
  • Thumbnail 6
  • Thumbnail 7
  • Thumbnail 8
  • Thumbnail 9
  • Thumbnail 10

Topic: Tech Industry

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

Talkback

0 comments
Log in or register to start the discussion