La Princesse

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La Princesse is a 50-foot (13-metre) mechanical spider designed and operated by French performance art company La Machine. The spider was showcased in Liverpool, England, as part of the 2008 European Capital of Culture celebrations, travelling around the city between 3rd-7th September.

Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Princesse

I would love to see this.

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    15 Responses to La Princesse

    1. No. You keep that thing away from me.

      Hate spiders.

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    2. fools!!! this is only the first wave of robotic french spider tanks determined to see a cybernetic king of norman decent regain the throne of england!!!

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    3. Okay that is one of the coolest things I have ever seen and I hate spiders too.

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    4. Guys clearly this is an early tachikoma

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    5. I, for one, welcome our new arachnid overlords.

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    6. Tachikoma’s grandpappy?

      Maybe a Wild Wild West bastard son?

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    7. @Dreth
      An under-appreciated film, I thought.

      Oh and wow tiki, I just submitted that last night.

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    8. Thats a lot of expendable income to make a 5 million euro spider and put on a free show through out a town. Must’ve been either really fucking scary or awesomely awesome.

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    9. @Nimbo
      Not a Tachikoma, tachikoma have 4 legs, not 8…
      I’m going with Dreths WWW Loveless/mecharachnid love child…

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    10. Let me tell ya, It was a sight, I live in good old Liverpool ans this was here for a week, It was pretty amazing to say the least !

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    11. Grrr. So that is where my minions misplaced my ATV.

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    12. meh, it’s suspended with a crane.

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    13. Does it need a crane to walk too?

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    14. No crane needed, once it’s off it’s trailer it’s all metal animal, it walks and spits water out of it ass ( Abdomin ) 🙂 a fine bit of mechanics !

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