Archive for February, 2010

Kinetica Art Fair 2010

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

This weekend, thanks to a tip-off from a friend I visited Kinetica Art Fair. Having been to last year’s event, I knew what to expect and so I came prepared with my camera.

Adrian Lights

Immediately, the art afficionados amongst you will have noted “camera” - Kinetica is a very informal event. Photography is allowed as long as it isn’t disruptive and many of the exhibits are interactive.

The artists are usually on hand to discuss their work and are typically very keen to do so. Professor Frederic Fol Leymarie gave me a very interesting walk-through the art/research project on computation models of creativity that he is involved with, for example. I also chatted briefly with Giles Walker who I met at last year’s event when he was exhibiting his pole dancing robots.

So, what did the art look like?



Friday, February 5th, 2010

Snow seems to be a bit of a recurring theme in my blog. Here’s some more, this time from a walk with my parents and brother in Black Hambleton, near Osmotherly.

Black Hambleton, Osmotherly