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.

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  • 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.

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