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Kinetic sculpture at the BMW Museum

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  1. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    The project uses 714 metal balls that are individually suspended one barely visible strings, creating an seemingly weightless, amorphous mass. Each ball lowers and retracts independently, which allows them to approximate almost any form.

    here's the company that made the display
    ART+COM - Home
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    That was pretty cool, I wonder what it does in an earthquake though.:D
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    its in Germany
    they dont really get earthquakes over a .33
    anything under a 2.5 isnt even noticeable


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    and even then its just a bunch of metal balls on strings... worse case scenario everything starts swinging and the whole shit gets tangled... not really a big deal
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    Ah, well I wouldnt want to be the guy that has to untangle that rats nest.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    id love it :)

    im OCD and i like puzzles
     
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    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

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    I saw that display.

    It's incredible. They didn't let you bring cameras inside though. :(
     
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    then this guy probably is running for his life
     
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