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Tom Shannon:
Tom Shannons der Schwerkraft trotzende Skulpturen

TED2003 · 11:55 · Filmed Feb 2003
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Tom Shannon: Tom Shannons der Schwerkraft trotzende Skulpturen
11:55 · Filmed February 2003 at TED2003 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

Tom Shannon zeigt seine Skulpturen, die der Schwerkraft trotzen und aus einer anderen Welt zu sein scheinen — erschaffen aus einfachen irdschen Materialien. Sie schweben und drehen sich wie Planeten auf Magneten und Federdraht. Es ist von der Wissenschaft inspirierte im besten Sinn himmlische Kunst.

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Tom Shannon's mixed-material sculpture seems to levitate — often it actually does — thanks to powerful magnets and clever arrangements of suspension wire. He designed the TED Prize trophy. Full bio
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