Archives For January 2010
Ever wonder what the process of giving form to something looks like?
BMW has an idea and shares it with the rest of us through the kinetic sculpture installed at the BMW Museum in Munich. Employing the use of over 700 individual metal spheres and stepper motors, the mechanical wonder covers six square meters. Over the course of seven minutes, it dances out a hypnotic, mechatronic narrative that visualizes the process of form-finding. Here is a brief sample of the sculpture’s performance:
A trip to Munich may be in order…
After what has seemed like a week of meetings, networking events and social gatherings, it was time for a change. So this afternoon I set out with a bag full of cameras and a phone full of maps; and ended up among derelict steel mills and abandoned yards at water’s edge, climbing around on rusting components in the waning sun.
I also found some pretty cool castoffs of mind-boggling scale:
More to come from this afternoon’s work…Stay tuned…