Artist & Performer Peter Kokis 
                                         

Brooklyn Optimus Prime       Leader of the Brooklyn Robots

Brooklyn Optimus Prime
Hero.  Protector.  Warrior.  Statesman.  Entertainer.
No one forgets meeting our galaxy's greatest leader!


LATEST Version 19, June 2017                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle





June 2017                                                                                 - RickWoehrlePhotography.com



 
June 2017                                                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle 




   

                                                    Everyone stops for B-Prime!                                                                                                                       - Rick Woehrle                                                         





                         The basic exoskeleton is now seven years old and has been re-built many times!                                     - Rick Woehrle, on facebook                          




                      
Brooklyn Optimus Prime leads The Team!                                                                                                                               - Rick Woehrle





       B-Prime is the ultimate good guy!                                                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle          

       



Version 19 weighs 160lbs.                                                                                                        - Rick Woehrle
       




He's one handsome robot!                                                                                                              - Rick Woehrle, all over The Web!

Brooklyn Optimus Prime always gets all the attention!




Redhook, Brooklyn, June 2017                                            - Rick Woehrle, on Flickr.com
 




 





                                                                                                                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle

The exoskeleton can fully move, pose and interact with people!


  


                                                                                                             - Rick Woehrle

ENTERTAIN








                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle





"Are you ready to make the call?"





Everyone recognizes him!                                                                       
- Rick Woehrle





Your eyes will always be drawn to him...he's gorgeous!                                                                    
- Rick Woehrle, on the InterWebs!





Being a robot in a world of humans isn't always easy...                                                                                         - Rick Woehrle










                                                                                                                              
- Rick Woehrle, RickWoehrlePhotography.com





Redhook, Brooklyn,  June 2017                                                                       - Rick Woehrle
 









June 2016                                                                                                          - Rick Woehrle RickWoehrlePhotography.com




Version 16, June 2016                                                            - Rick Woehrle




Coney Island, June 2016                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle




"Optimus Prime in Coney Island" filmshoot, June 2016                                                                 - Rick Woehrle
"I'm coming for you!  That's good news."




The 2016 Mermaid Parade                        - Erik McGregor




June 2016                                                                                                                                                         - Richard Samalot, RTS Films




June 2016                                                                                       - Rick Woehrle,  RickWoehrlePhotography.com




 June 2015                                                                                                                           - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com

"More than meets the eye!"



June 2016                                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle




June 2015                                                                                                                 - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com

"We are here.  We are waiting...to entertain."



.                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle




June 2015                                                                                                                                                           - Alan Camuto


Brooklyn Optimus Prime is designed to fully move, pose and interact with people.



July 2015                                                                                                                         - RickWoehrlePhotography.com




June 2015                                                                                                                       - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com

"Your event is special.  Let me add to its success."



Coney Island, July 2015                                                                  - Rick Woehrle, on facebook & Flickr.com




June 2015                                                                                                                                    - Alan Camuto, Nixed on Flickr






Brooklyn Optimus Prime turns heads, drops jaws and stops traffic wherever he goes!




June 2015                                                                                                                        - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com




The 2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                                     - Yi-ching lin, Flickr








Coney Island Boardwalk, July 2015                   - Rick Woehrle




                                                                         - Rick Woehrle




June 2016                                                                                                                                           - Rick Woehrle




Every performance is a physical challenge, especially during summertime!                                                     - Rick Woehrle




Filming the "Optimus Prime in Coney Island" video...                                                                        - Rick Woehrle




June 2015                                                                                                                        - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com




"Alright, but make it quick!"                                                                                                                              - Rick Woehrle



                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle




July 2015                                                                                  - RickWoehrlePhotography




Coney Island, June 2016                                   - Leftyveg, Instagram




                                                                                   - Alan Camuto
"It's you and me!"




Latest Version                                                                                                                                                                            
- Rick Woehrle




July 2015                                                           - RickWoehrlePhotography.com

I've always got the biggest smile of anyone!







June 2016                                                                                                                                   - Rick Woehrle





                                                     "Optimus Prime in Coney Island"                                                                                                  - Rick Woehrle                                                     



                                                                                                                                                                                                                           




Coney Island Boardwalk, July 2015                                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle




July 2015                                                                                                                               - RickWoehrlePhotography.com




The 'Autograph' scene from "Optimus Prime in Coney Island'                                                                - Rick Woehrle




The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, June 2015                                                                                               - Alan Camuto

"Let's make great memories together"




July 2015                                                                                                                  - Rick Woehrle, on facebook

"How about 'Real Robots of Brooklyn'?"




LATEST Version, June 2015                                                                                               - Alan Camuto

"A city to entertain.  Let's roll!"



                                                                                                 - Alan Camuto, NegativePop.com




       September 2013                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown,  BabsEyes.com       

                



Version 12,  September 2013                                                                                               - Beth Brown,  BabsEyes.com




 September 2013                                                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown




October 2013                                                                                                                                                             - Beth Brown
"Freedom is everyone's right!"




September 2013                                                                                - Beth Brown,  BabsEyes.com




The 2014 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                   - Natalie Walsh




The 2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                   - dansphoto, Flickr.com




                                                                                                                                                     - Yi-ching lin, Flickr.com




Version 9,  March 2013                                                                                                                      - Knightmare6 Photography




   
                                                                                        - Rick Woehrle
  


 
           

The 2014 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                      - Kenny Lombardi,  Facebook





How could you not stare?
I pride myself on not letting viewers be 'taken out of' the experience.
By smart-design, you will not see my eyes, mouth or any exposed skin.
Front, back, upper body, lower half:  I'm all-robot!

                   
                            

Some parts of Brooklyn Optimus Prime version 19:
Cumulative construction time (all versions):   700 hours
Weight:   160 lbs.
I started with a tourist giftshop 'Brooklyn' license plate,
  then...
3 doorstops,  6 toothbrush holders (3 types),  2 toolkit boxes,  speaker toy,  6 strainer handles,
many assorted knobs and pull handles,  4 sponge holders,  4 coat hooks,  plumbing flanges,
lotsa bottlecaps,  dish drain basin parts,  3 hair clips,  socks,  hair bands,  fannypack,  faucet knobs,
2 thermoses,  2 juice cans,  37 turnbuckles,  lots of closet pole mounting hardware,  2 paint roller
handles,  lots and lots of plumbing supplies,  putty knives,  2 prs. gloves,  2 fashion belts,  biz card 
holder,  wall guards,  athletic shinguards (not on my shins),  8 sunglass lenses,  paint applicator,
army boots,  2 wallpaper roller handles,  2 street vendor belts,  4 toilet brush holders (yikes...),
drain mounts,  knit cap,  football shoulder pads,  2 hair clipper blade spacers,  towel holder mount,
a kid's toy helmet (after 20 hrs. detailing),  6 utility wheels,  buttons,  2 toilet paper holders,
46 velcro straps,  pounds & pounds of nuts,  bolts,  & washers,  2 plungers,  plastic cable-ties,
...and lots and lots of plastic from trash cans,  round & square buckets,
food,  drink,  vitamin,  storage & cleaning product containers.
Look closely,  and you'll say,  "Hey,  I have that at home!"
This is my art!


July 2015                                                                                                                                          - RickWoehrlePhotography.com

My services are professional.
I love what I do, and it shows in my performances!
                                                                                               
                  

B-Prime is great for parades & festivals!  He never disappoints!


The 2012 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                              - Michael Levak
        
  
His full story,  and many exciting missions:
BrooklynOptimusPrime.com
(But finish this entire website first,  of course!)


                                              
                        

This is my art.  Let me share it with you.
I will help your event to succeed!
I offer experiences.
Be different.  Make your event unique and memorable.
My performance prices are reasonable.
PeterKokis@verizon.net    c.  718 219-1249



 April 2012                                                                                                                       - Fred R. Conrad,   NY Times
                                          

My artwork makes a great subject for still & moving image photography.
Imagine photos of my robots in your portfolio.
Do you need interesting content for your website?
Imagine working with visual effects.


                                                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown











                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                              
                                                                       
                                                                                                              
                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                      
                 
  Listen to the music of Linkin Park




                                                                                                                                                     
- Alan Camuto
"Follow me.  Great experiences await us!"



"Are you ready to be entertained?" 

Click on the page / character names in the red band
at the page top and see more of Peter's robots.
'B-Bee' for Brooklyn Bumblebee
'BT-800' for Brooklyn Terminator
'B-Ironhide' for Brooklyn Ironhide
'B-Mech Robot' for Brooklyn Mechanical Robot
'B-Starscream' for Brooklyn Starscream
'B-Alien' for Brooklyn Alien
'B-Typhoon' for Brooklyn Typhoon
'B-Exo Soldier' for Brooklyn Exo Soldier
'NY Optimus Prime' for a new hero in 2017
and check out the other cool pages as we
ll!


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