Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

Christian Ristow: Artist and Roboticist

DayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationsVideo Coverage
Sunday3:30 PM3:45 PMNo Video Available

Taos, New Mexico-based artist and roboticist Christian Ristow has been dropping jaws with his large-scale installations at Maker Faire Bay Area since 2008 and has been a maker all his life. He has also done animatronics and special effects for a number of Hollywood movies and founded robotic performance art troupe Robochrist Industries. His interactive sculpture, Hand of Man, a 26-foot-long hydraulically actuated human hand and forearm capable of picking up and crushing cars, is on display at this year's Faire. Hosted by MAKE's Goli Mohammadi.



Goli Mohammadi — Senior Editor


Goli Mohammadi is senior editor at MAKE and has worked on MAKE magazine since the first issue hit newsstands in 2005. Covering the vast and amazing world of DIY provides her with endless brain candy and gives her hope in the future of the human race. Maker Faire is, without a doubt, the most inspirational event sheu2019s had the pleasure of working.

Christian Ristow

Robotics and Kinetic sculpture builder.