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The Dresser – Joseph Herscher

An alarm clock goes off. Dropping it in a glass of water will silence the alarm. The weight of the glass also triggers a machine which helps the user get dressed…

Shirt, pants, vest, socks, shoes… and don’t forget the hat! This is The Dresser, a whimsical Rube Goldberg-style, chain reaction-filled performance by kinetic artist Joseph Herscher. Go behind the scenes of The Dresser in this video from Charlotte, North Carolina’s McColl Center for Art + Innovation:

Watch this next: Herscher’s The Page Turner.

Thanks, Jonah.

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