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06 MAY

NEXT EVENT VOL 16

PechaKucha GNV is rebooting at a new location. Join us Monday May 6th at Cypress & Grove. Presentations begin at 7pm sharp.

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Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture

BY RAYMOND RAWLS
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 01, 2014

Sculptors Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. Here they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 14, 2014. 

 

GAINESVILLE, FL Blog

Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture

Ever ridden a crocodile bike? We thought not -- these two sculptors build them:
Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. In "Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture" from PKN Gainesville, Vol. 10, they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Joseph Floyd

    Joseph moved to Gainesville with his family in 2011 to join the UF Office of Sustainability as the first fulltime Zero Waste Coordinator at a major university in the country. Upon arrival he began work with a number of local organizations, including serving five years as the co-coordinator of USGBC Heart of Florida Chapter's twice per month Green Caffeine presentation and discussion series and former Executive Board of Keep Alachua County Beautiful. Joseph also co-founded the Gainesville Electric Vehicle Club. His varied interests include consumer culture theory, economics, healthy lifestyles, logistics, and of course active transportation. His personal passions and interests led him to co-found GetActiveGNV with Fae Nageon De Lestang with this simple mission: To demonstrate that active transportation is fun, safe, liberating, empowering, beneficial to the local economy, and creates a healthier citizenry. GetActiveGNV quickly outgrew it's initial aspirations and morphed into the nonprofit Active Streets Alliance.