Steel, yellow copper, electronics, taxidermy
65 x 30 x 30 cm
Electro mechanical display case
Commission, build for Hermès Paris.
By moving the handcrank the Morpho Menelaus is being “re-animated”, flying above time. The sensor operated electromotor can be mechanically overruled by the handcrank so that the beholder can operate the entire work and follow it’s mechanical movements…
Photo’s by Lieke Frielink, Studio Fixie
Film by Bram Juist