Guy Laramee, “The Wreck of Hope”. This work is a tribute to the German 19th century Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. It is a 3D reproduction of his famous painting in the kind of barrel that is used nowadays as a standard measure for petroleum.
Stelarc created a robotic third hand which he controls using muscles in his left leg. This piece is as much about the robotics of the piece as it is about Stelarc’s ability to train himself to use the third hand (which he can, quite well).