The giant spider that charmed a city.

La Machine’s mesmerising mechanical spider captured Liverpool’s heart during the city’s European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008.

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‘This is Liverpool’s ‘blimey’ moment for sure. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many smiling faces.’

~ Phil Hogan, The Observer, September 2008 ~

La Machine
La Machine, La Machine, 2008. Produced by Artichoke in Liverpool for the European Capital of Culture celebrations. Photo by Matthew Andrews

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