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Mr Weekend

Mike Simi's avatar Mike Simi
    3-D, Time-based Short Lists

Mr. Weekend, saw action in Detroit as a Nachi robotic arm constructing the Chrysler 300 automobile. Now obsolete, the machine has been recycled into an artwork as a 15-foot-tall sock puppet. He speaks about his former life in the factory and is self-aware about his new job as a piece of art.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 7
  • Medium: Robotic arm, custom software, fabric, 2 channel audio
  • Width: 6
  • Year created: 2010
  • Height: 15