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The Sultan’s Elephant was a show created by the Royal de Luxe theatre company. Made from 45 tons of recycled materials, measuring 12 meters high and 8 meters wide, it can carry up to 49 passengers. There is actually four people for each leg controlling them (22 in total), it was made for a 3 day performance piece of Jules Verne’s novel “The Sultans ...

The Machines de l’Ile is an amazing French artistic project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and the industrial history of Nantes, on the exceptional site of the former shipyards. www.lesmachines-nantes.fr/english/

The Machines de l’Ile is an amazing French artistic project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and the industrial history of Nantes, on the exceptional site of the former shipyards. www.lesmachines-nantes.fr/english/

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the Great Elephant is 12 meters high, weighs 45 tons, can carry 49 people on its back for a 45-minute promenade along the Loire River, and is powered by the motor from a city bus. But the not-in-Kansas-anymore part is that it trumpets, wags its tail, blinks its eyes, sprays people with water from its trunk, and has been known to pee on the sidewalk. The beast is but one of the Machines of the Isle of Nantes, a sculptural and mechanical oasis of whimsical creatures inspired by Nantes native…

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EPIC / Christian Stoll Photographie Christian Stoll est déjà apparu sur avec sa série de photos d'anamorphoses. On le retrouve aujourd'hui pour une nouvelle série appelée EPIC. Rendez-vous avec l'immensité. Like Tweet Email

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Les Machines de l'Île

Eléphant des Machines de l'Île, Nantes (Loire-Atlantique, Pays-de-la-Loire, FRANCE)