Expanding and contracting toy spheres create a surprisingly dramatic effect for this art installation

Bits and Pieces An Expandable Kinetic Toy Sphere Installation by Nils Volker

 

Germany-based artist Nils Völker has used 108 toy spheres to create ‘Bits and Pieces‘, a kinetic art installation.

 

Bits and Pieces An Expandable Kinetic Toy Sphere Installation by Nils Volker


The children’s toys can expand to a multiple of their size. The artist has used servo motors on each toy, which are individually controlled by a micro-controller, to enable them to move in an organic way.

Bits and Pieces An Expandable Kinetic Toy Sphere Installation by Nils Volker


Watch the video below to see the full effect.


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