Metropolis II by Chris Burden

Chris Burden spent four years re-creating the urban landscape with Metropolis II, a model city with 1,200 cars passing through it.

Via Singularity Hub:

Information may be the fuel of the modern city, but traffic is its blood. Chris Burden’s massive model Metropolis II pays respects to the never ending flow of urban autos by circulating 1200 hundred die-cast cars through its 18 lanes. Burden estimates that the sculpture moves 100,000 toy cars through its tracks every hour! Metropolis II is Hot Wheels writ large, and it is awesome. Coming this Fall to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)…

My can’t-connect-this-to-journalism-but-need-to-post-FJP-Tumble-of-the-Day post. — Michael

  1. taxideinae reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Talk about a seriously cool project.
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