3 piece kinetic sculpture. When assembled presents a larger narrative about the developing 3rd Industrial Revolution. The fully assembled sculpture symbolizes liberty & prosperity through an empowered participatory populace. The piece was launched via Kickstarter & became the 4th most funded Sculpture project of all time. 3D printed in polyamide… available here
CRANIA REVOLUTIS: Represents the passing of an era & the ever growing renewal over the ghost of the past.
PHOENIX REVOLUTIS: The wings are symbolic of the mythical Phoenix rebirth & spring from the fire theme interpreted by my “tangle” aesthetic. They are comprised of nearly 100 separate mechanical moving pieces that are printed in their entirety as a single working assembly.
THE CROOKED CAIRN: symbolizes the burdensome weight of the institution that gives rise to the Phoenix. The crown bears the tentacles of influence. The edifice references the familiar “Eye of Providence” & presents a mockery of the “Hear No, Speak No, See No Evil” as symbols of corruption. The crossed heart on the hook symbolizes the machine’s broken promise mechanism of operation.
Kickstarter 2012: Anatomica di Revolutis
3D Viewer: Anatomica di Revolutis