At the March 5, 2018, meeting of the Horological Society of New York , Brittany Nicole Cox will introduce her exploration and discoveries into the preservation of roars materials inside powerful articles, explicitly mechanical smoking automata made in France between the time of 1848 and 1914. These discoveries required the development of a machine equipped for running three arrangements of cries at the same time. The materials tried and the aftereffects of utilizing these materials will be talked about. Ends drawn from this exploration exhibit how issues emerge when substantial and immaterial characteristics are in direct clash, and why these issues are hard to address on account of dynamic items, particularly automata.
About Brittany Nicole Cox
Brittany Nicole Cox is a collector horologist situated in Seattle, Washington. Her deep rooted enthusiasm for horology has seen her through nine years in advanced education where she procured her WOSTEP, CW21, and SAWTA watchmaking affirmations, two clockmaking accreditations, and a Masters in the Conservation of Clocks and Related Dynamic Objects from West Dean College, UK. In 2015 she opened Memoria Technica , an autonomous workshop where she instructs, rehearses guilloché and fancy turning, and spends significant time in the preservation of automata, mechanical wizardry, mechanical music, and complicated clocks and watches. Right now, she is dealing with a composition to be distributed by Penguin Press in 2018.
Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:00-9:00 PM at The General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Doors open at 6:00 PM; address starts quickly at 7:00 PM.
All HSNY gatherings are free and open to people in general, and all talks are video recorded for HSNY individuals .
HODINKEE is a backer of the Horological Society of New York .