Art machines through engineering is the core competence of Marco Kruyt’s artistic practice.
He puts his broad technical skills as an engineer in the development and production of his art machines.
Are they kinetic works of fine art or just the mere results of a dreaming engineer?
Marco Kruyt creates his art machines with automated metalworking machinery, which he designs and builds.
Machines make art machines, on a grand and almost industrial scale, with the artist as a conductor.
The work of Marco Kruyt reflects on the tension between technology and ecology.
Speculating on the inevitable symbiosis between organism and machine, and its impact on society and environment as a whole.
Marco Kruyt is an engineer by profession.
As a member of the Rotterdam artist collective Antistrot he developed his passion for the visual fine arts.
Today Marco Kruyt develops his art machines at his own discretion.
Machines in which his thoughts reflect, and dreams materialize.