Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

"Le Velo Rouge" by Bond Street Theatre, at The Kensington Kinetic Art Festival. Photo by Joanna Sherma
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Country and Region United StatesPennsylvania
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Festival Contact Information

The Kinetic Sculpture Derby
New Kensington CDC
2515 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125 USA
Phone: +01 215-427-0350
Fax: +01 215-427-1302

Festival Description

The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby is a parade of human powered vehicles and floats that was initiated in 2007 for community and economic development. The participants devise and build their vehicles/floats as part of a design competition. The aim is to celebrate human ingenuity with award categories include Best Art, Best Costume, Best Engineering, People’s Choice, and Best Breakdown. Kinetic sculptures includes features a range of human powered sculptures that tickle the imagination as well as the belly. It is fun and wacky and something the entire family will enjoy!

Festival Dates May 19, 2012
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