Crafting automata in an automatic era

2021-03-30 12:05:59

Lesson in Ancient Greece [Photo provided to China Daily] Yu Chenrui, 29, is a maker of automata, self-propelled devices, in Chengdu, Sichuan province. In an the age of technology this is undoubtedly a niche sector. Yu estimates it has attracted no more than 10 full-time makers and practitioners across the country, but his creations have caught the attention of renowned artists. Yu Chenrui [Photo provided to China Daily]