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KSR on the web

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General Baltimore KSR Links

Nearby Races

For a directory of other races around the world, see Kinetic Kingdom Links from the World Championship race.

Building a Sculpture

For links about building your own sculpture, see the Enter! page.

2014 Baltimore Race

  • Baltimore Sun's Dark Room: photo coverage of the 2014 race: view
  • Photographer John Soulé covers the entire 2014 race: view
  • Baltimore Sun story "One team, five years at AVAM's Kinetic Sculpture Race": read
  • Baltimore Magazine chats with AVAM's own Mother Theresa about the race: read
  • story on KSR "Sculptures That Will Move You (Literally)": read
  • AAA World Magazine features a spotlight on Kinetic & pic of Dr. Vlad (p.28-29): read
  • WBAL 11 "Ingenuity, artistry celebrated at 16th Kinetic Sculpture Race" by Jennifer Franciotti: watch
  • WJZ 13's Ron Matz talks with Team Jemicy @ AVAM: watch
  • WAMU 88.5 interviews the "Put a Lid On It" team of Takoma Park: listen
  • City Paper's "Love is a Sea Monster" story on Kinetic vets Melissa & Phil Smith: read
  • National Geographic's "Free Things To Do In Baltimore" lists Kinetic: read
  • B The Site posts Kinetic vets Melissa & Phil Smith's Likes/Dislikes: read
  • Baltimore Sun story "Baltimore Lab School Strikes Out On It's Own": read

2011 Baltimore Race

2010 Baltimore Race

2009 Baltimore Race

2008 Baltimore Race

2007 Baltimore Race

2006 Baltimore Race

2005 Baltimore Race

2004 Baltimore Race

2003 Baltimore Race

2002 Baltimore Race

  • Joo Chung’s Photos, including the Ice Segment.  This was the only year ice was included in the race.

2001 Baltimore Race

2000 Baltimore Race

1999 Baltimore Race

  • Baltimore Sun: Passing on traditional races, teams compete over land, on sea and through mud in homemade craft during the Waterfront Festival.

General KSR Links

These websites have more information about the global Kinetic Sculpture movement.

The Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race is sponsored and run by the American Visionary Art Museum. is the volunteer work of Tom Jones.
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