Rube Goldberg Machine – Inspiration

Wikipedia: “A Rube Goldberg machine, contraption, invention, device, or apparatus is a deliberately over-engineered or overdone machine that performs a very simple task in a very complex fashion, usually including a chain reaction. The expression is named after American cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883–1970).”

Bekijk hier enkele voorbeelden van Rube Goldberg Machine’s.

The ‘Original’ Version

Der Lauf der Dinge
Peter Fischli and David Weiss, 1987 (…is niet langer beschikbaar vanwege een auteursrechtclaim door T&C FILM AG)
This version of “Der Lauf Der Dinge” is 4x faster than the Original and is set to the tune of the II movement of the Gogol Suite by Alfred Schnittke.

The Contemporay Versions

OK GO – This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass – Behind the Scenes

Melvin the Machine
by HeyHeyHey

and a ‘live performance’ of Melvin

Melvin the Mini Machine

Red Bull made some nice ‘human powered’ RGM’s:

The Athlete Machine – Red Bull Kluge

The Athlete Machine – Behind the Scenes

Human-Powered Freerunning Machine

The Art & Design Version

Rube Goldberg Machine by Art & Design @ ROCvA
by the DRAGONs

And a Silees Workshop // Amsterdam Maker Festival Version

By Silees Workshop, with the help of students Art & Design and others

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