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  • American Automata is an art studio dedicated to the creation and construction of mechanical art, or what we aptly describe as "kinetic storytelling." Humans seem fascinated with motion. If we were to install a piece of mechanical art in a busy urban square with an openly exposed hand-crank, there are very few people that would pass by without turning the crank, and those that didn't had thought about it. Once they start turning the handle, they become one with the machine. Part of a dynamic, interwoven process set into action by the simple motion of their hand. It's a basic, but very magical experience.
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  • American Automata Unveils Gallery Collection For 2011
  • American Automata, the mechanical art studio, has presented its line-up of projects for 2011. The works are part of a gallery collection that will be shown in the spring of 2012.
  • This series of new works is a whimsical portrayal of man's relationship with machines. Presented in the form of 2-D renderings, the illustrations esta ...
  • October 02, 2010
  • American Automata Creates Collectible Art Piece for Seattle's Bumbershoot Arts and Music Festival
  • American Automata, as a tribute to Bumbershoot's 40th Anniversary, was commissioned by the Emerald City Search to create this year's hidden medallion. Discovery of the fully, functional miniature umbrella was the perfect kick off for the festival.
  • The Emerald City Search presented a ten-day Search for a medallion hidden somewhere within the Seattle city limits. Each day a uniquely themed clue ap ...
  • September 04, 2010