Metropolis II Kinectic Sculpture by Chris BurdenJuxtapoz // Friday, 05 Aug 2011
If you are going to take 5 minutes on this site today, we recommend checking out this documentary short on Chris Burden's amazing kinectic sculpture/installation piece, Metropolis II. Burden has taken 4 years to build the piece, using 1500 Hot Wheels, and will take the installation to Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (LACMA) this Fall.
There is a great line in his talk about what he is trying to accomplish with Metropolis II, where Burden notes one of the reasons for creating this piece is to capture the idea that "something else it about to arrive." On that note...