It’s about to be over, the idea that a car can runs free. Those days are about to close.
It’s a little like making a model of New York City at the turn of the last century and you’re modeling horse buggies everywere and then automobile is about to arrive. Something else is about to arrive.
This is a project that dramatically recreates the overwhelming experience lots of cars moving very quickly in a twisted, complicated infrastructure of roads, buildings and rails. All of the moving parts contribute to the sculpture’s “noise pollution,” mimicking the effects of real cars in the real world.
It was about trying to evoke the energy of the city.
And then the stillness that follows when the whole thing turns off.