ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Tell us briefly about your project. Is it a work of art or does it serve another
It is a work of art. The video shows two sculptures made out of stainless steel using an excellent ball bearing unit. They are softly moved by the wind and imitates forfingers zig-zag deformed of most moralists. Easy to find exsamples in true life.
When did you start working on this project and how long did it take you to complete?
It took me three years of thinking and testing to make it move slowly more or less independent of strength of wind. I started with this work 2005.
What was your goal in building this project?
Say people: Be careful meeting moralists.
Does your project help to solve a problem? If so what problem?
Run a wind sculpture with a rather constant and slow and meditating speed.
What makes your idea unique?
This kinetic wind sculpture has angles which could only be produces by cad/cam.
In what capacity are you using bearings and what type of bearings?
Iam not familiar with types of bearings in English. In German they are called Radial-Lager and Schrägschulter-Lager. Both running in an oil-cylinder.
What is the most important thing you want people to know about your project?
See the world as it is and try too be honest and true.
How will you use the $5,000 prize?
There are many ideas waiting for realization.