Inspired by the steam-powered machinery of the 19th century and his love of insects, a toy engineer set out to create intricate mechanical pieces out of real bugs.

Xian Qiwen turns beetles, spiders, and scorpions into immaculate steampunk sculptures decked with gems and motors.

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Producer and Videographer: Frentee Ji
Narration: Gavin Huang
Editors: Frentee Ji and Hanley Chu
Mastering: Victor Peña

Music: Audio Network

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