I’ve been powering ahead on a number of new pieces for my yearly show at Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown. The two featured in the rough videos below are based on clock escapement mechanisms. The one directly below uses a mechanism invented by James Arnfield in 1887. The single pin escapement below that runs much faster and has a counterweight system for winding. Oh yeah, and the show runs August 29th through September 16th.
Been plowing along on my new short short “Give me a Pie”. This time, I’m painting and drawing on 35mm trailers from a series of Dog Films; Bingo, K9 and Man’s Best Friend. Having lots of fun experimenting with removing layers of emulsion. If the film is soaked in bleach for just a few seconds, […]
With my mechanical sculpture show all set for this Saturday I’m back to working on experimental animation techniques. Over the past week I’ve been playing with a new idea involving found video footage and paint on film. Train Crash Test from Gina Kamentsky on Vimeo. For this experiment I decided to work with old […]
For the past two decades I've created "Mechanical Confections", one of a kind automata and kinetic sculpture incorporating found objects, metal and electro-mechanical components. My work has been featured in The Sunday New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, LA. Style and The Boston Globe and exhibited Internationally.