Posts Tagged ‘kinetic art’

Metropolis II: Hot Wheels Kinetic Art

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Hot Wheels turn from toys into kinetic art thanks to performance artist Chris Burden. Tiffany Smith visits his studio to witness his toy car sculpture, “Metropolis II,” which features more than 1,000 cars! Found at YouTube from AttackOfTheShow.

A Xyloexplosive Device, a.k.a. A Stick Bomb

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Xyloexplosive devices (i.e. stick bombs) are a much cooler kind of domino toppling. Xylo is from the Greek and pertains to wood, so literally xyloexplosive means “explosive wood.” This is the world’s largest stick bomb. Found at YouTube from lunatim via Boing Boing.