Puppet Drawing Machine
Designer, Co-Host

Puppet Drawing Machine

Drawing Machine

This machine creates a 3 fold separation from the art and the artist; distance, direction, and scale. The pupeteer is controlling the machine from a story above and can only examine the process of creation from a distance. The puppet controller is routed through a series of strings a pulleys. For every action the artist takes, the brush responds in the opposite. The brush is comically large and unweildy. The artist must make large sweeping gestures with their entire body to create a mark. This combination of distortions creates an unexpected piece each time the machine is used. 

Rebecca Gardea
San Francisco, California