Mechanical story telling with Oliver Pett | WAMCAST #0072

Mechanical story telling with Oliver Pett | WAMCAST #0072

Welcome to Episode 72 of the We Are Makers Podcast, where we dive into the fascinating world of making and creativity. In this episode, we sit down with the incredibly talented Oliver Pett, a former commercial flooring contractor who has transformed his childhood fascination with moving sculptures, known as Autonoma, into a thriving full-time career.

Oliver's journey is nothing short of inspirational. As a child, he was captivated by the magic of Autonoma - intricate moving sculptures that bring stories to life through motion. Fast forward to today, and Oliver has realised his dream, dedicating his life to creating these mesmerizing pieces of art. But the path to success wasn't straightforward. Oliver shares the raw and real challenges of turning creativity into a business, from the stark reality of facing a tax bill he couldn't pay to building a successful making business.

Join us as Oliver Pett delves into the hard work, perseverance, and passion required to make it in the world of Autonoma making. Whether you're an aspiring maker, an art enthusiast, or someone who loves a good story of dreams realised, this episode is for you. Discover the ups and downs of creative entrepreneurship and get inspired by Oliver's journey from a flooring contractor to a celebrated Autonoma artisan.

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