Gods in the Machine


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Deus ex Machina, also known as “The Temple of Enthusiasm,” in Bali has become an artisan compound occupied by expatriates from around the globe. It is a motorcycle workshop, shaping, glassing, and paint bay, artist studio, bar, art gallery, photo studio—and much more.