Joseph Herscher / Kinetic Artist
Joseph Herscher specializes in making Rube Goldberg machines – complicated comical inventions that are laboriously contrived to perform a simple task.
His videos have been viewed by over eight million people worldwide and have been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times and numerous television and radio shows.
His work exhibited at the 2011 Venice Biennial and the 2012 Quebec City Biennial. He has led Rube Goldberg workshops in Brooklyn, Boston, Venice and New Zealand, and lectured at Parsons The New School For Design in New York.