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Film Screening | Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams

Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013)

Film screening, 60 min

Free, booking essential

One of Ting-Tong Chang’s inspirations, this documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer, charts the amazing and untold story of automata – beginning with extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.

The Daily Telegraph’s Ceri Radford gave the documentary five stars, calling it: “a beautifully made and consistently fascinating account of how clockwork machines changed our relationship with technology.” She continues: “this documentary was a precisely calibrated treat.”

An exhibition of Chang’s latest works, P’eng’s Journey to the Southern Darkness (有鳥其名為鵬), is now on display in the Asia House Gallery until 2 September 2016. Free admission. For more information click here.

We are grateful to the Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) for their generous support. With thanks to Zabludowicz Collection for equipment support.


August 31, 2016
18:45 - 20:00
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Asia House


Asia House
63 New Cavendish St, London, Gt Lon W1G 7LP United Kingdom

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