Björn Schülke Simulator , 1997
wood, steel, monitor, camera, motors, puppets
230 x 120 x 120 cm
The Simulator works like an automatic machine. The speed and the position of the puppets are continuously changing.The system starts with the movement, speeding up, the running direction of the puppets is changing........
Picking up speed, the system is generating a floating movement of the static puppets.
A Videocamera is replacing the human eye. It is rotating inside a stroboscopic drum. Both move in opposite directions.
When the system starts, it looks as if the puppets are running through the surrounding space.The System is generating a floating movement of the static puppets.