Bits And Pieces – An organic wave of Hoberman Spheres

Currently on show at Berlin's NOME Gallery is the latest work by Nils Völker titled Bits And Pieces. The installation consists out of 108 mass-produced toy spheres hanging in the middle of the exhibition space, individually addressable and controlled, to create organic waves that appear to move throughout the space.

Those mass-produced balls are made from countless interconnected colorful plastic levers and can expand itself to a multiple of their size. Each single sphere doesn’t do anything else than to expand and contract.

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