The Little Machines exhibition is a colourful, witty and beautifully engineered show by kinetic artist, Martin Smith. The automata on display range from wind-driven swaying trees to tiny beating hearts and a celebratory party-popper table.
Martin Smith is an artist whose research and work are concerned with people’s perception and interpretation of space. He undertakes large architectural commissions that interact with their given space and the viewer through mechanical movement. Alongside this work, his practice is also concerned with making kinetic devices that investigate themes of repetition, precision and rules.