6 months. 6 thousand man hours. A core team of 20, and an expanded team of over 80 volunteers working tirelessly to complete a 34 foot tall kinetic sculpture consisting of 20 animated skeletons. Built from steel, aluminum, and wood, and weighing in at over 7 tons. This is Charon, a highly interactive 3D stroboscopic [...]
Recently named as one of “Coolest Art Installations in the History of Burning Man” in an article by Robyn Johnson, Homouroboros lies deep in the hearts and minds of all who have had a chance to interact with it as one of the most beloved pieces of art to ever have graced Black Rock City.
Video by Jason Tongen. After a two-year hiatus, San Francisco-based artist Peter Hudson returns to Burning Man 2011 and the forum of public art with his latest piece, Charon. Charon is a three-dimensional stroboscopic zoetrope commemorating one of the great rites of human passage. The piece is inspired by the Greek mythological figure who ferried [...]