|Project by johnhutchinson||posted 01-24-2015 11:20 PM||2258 views||1 time favorited||22 comments|
I thought it would be fun to exhibit one of musical automatons, XyloSpider, at the gallery where I sell my work. The owner was worried that someone might destroy it, so she posted a sign that read, “DO NOT TOUCH – PLEASE ASK FOR ASSISTANCE”. Bad idea. :( If anything, the sign seemed to encourage people to mess with it. It finally got so bad that she asked me to pick it up before she had to send it home in a bag.
As she was saying farewell at the gallery, her last words were, ”!@#$%^ idiots, I don’t know why they can’t let it be.”
And then I remembered that Kikkerland offers a hank-cranked Let It Be musical movement. EUREKA !!!
So tomorrow, my Wagging Finger – Let it Be musical automaton is headed for the gallery. The owner’s already made a new DO NOT TOUCH sign, and I’m throwing in some candy as additional bait.
We’ll show ‘em.
I made a little video with modest credits. :) https://vimeo.com/117687475
-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"