The Red Couch

Exhibit

Dawn Thomas and Robert van de Walle create kinetic sculptures inspired by a found red velvet couch. Their collaborations are a vehicle for inspiring others and building relationships with other creative, resourceful people.


Amphibious Tandem Tricycle

Exhibit

The Amphibious Tandem Trike is Dawn Thomas and Robert Van De Walle's latest Human Powered Vehicle, built to compete in the Grand Kinetic Championship. It transports two pedalers across land, sea, and sand in stylish comfort.






Lift

Exhibit

Aluminum wire and LED sculptures. Light enough to be suspended from a helium balloon.
Each figure is created by hand-weaving wire stitch-by-stitch around a solid wax form, which is melted away.


Prism gyroscope

Exhibit

The prism gyroscope combines optics and mechanical motion on a large scale.rnrnThe prisms refract light and move to change the amount of refraction.rnThe gyroscope can be spun manually to observe the rotating refraction.







Unnecessarily High Five

Exhibit

The Unnecessarily High Five is the ultimate high-five experience! This interactive art piece encourages participants of all ages to try and give the highest five that they can. Built from wood, conduit and mannequin parts.





Microsoft

Exhibit

Microsoft provides foundational technologies that allow people to learn new abilities, create new software, and control the emerging world of computer controlled manufacturing devices.

The Microsoft tent at Maker Faire New York will interactively demonstrate how Microsoft technologies and partners help enable people to create "workshops of the future" and realize their full potential as makers. Interactive demonstrations within our tent include easy 3D Printing from Windows 8.1, the touch-friendly programming of TouchDevelop, exciting full-size Boxing Robots, kids creating theatrical animatronic presentations, various microcontrollers, and DIY video games from Project Spark.