»Enginepie«, 2006 by Hassan Khan.

„Schnur 2“, 2008 by Marcel Tyroller. Cord, engine, metal.

»Loop«, 2007 by Zoro Feigl

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“Narcisse” (liquid mirror, aluminium, engine, sensor of présence) by Mathieu Lehanneur.


“We are car” – Utilising a running motorbike engine as a musical instrument in order to record and subvert selected Rock classics, exploring parallels of emotional thrills induced by acceleration, speed and Rock. By David Muth in collaboration with Chris Lum.


»Power Tools/Herramientas de Alto Poder« (Cusomized leafblower machine with goldplated engine, velvet and metalflake candy paintjob, 1999),


»Mothership with Daytons« (1998) and


»La X en la Frente/Malcolm Mex Cap« (Ironed lettering on baseball cap, 1992) by Rubén Ortiz-Torres.


»Hobbyhorse« (2006) testride by David Moises.


»Keep on Smoking«. As an alternative to petrol, this custom-made bicycle transforms kinetic energy produced by the cyclist into smoke. Video.


»Shared Propulsion Car«. In this project, all superfluous devices were removed from an 86’ Buick Regal (such as the motor, suspension, transmission and electrical system) thereby reducing the weight of the vehicle whilst preserving its appearance. It was then equipped with 4 independent pedal and gear mechanisms that make it possible for passengers to form a self-propulsion group. The »Shared Propulsion Car« makes it possible for the passengers to drive on public roads with the goal of blocking traffic.


»Réparations«. This work is an initiative in the course of which used plastic bottles found by chance on the street are recuperated and transformed into rockets. The ballistic launching device is made up of a bicycle pump used to compress a mixture of water and air in the recuperated bottle. Through the incessant up-and-down movement of the pump, the internal pressure reaches its peak, which results in a loud explosion and the release of the bottle’s compressed contents. In this way, the bottle is transformed into a veritable rocket and shoots skyward. In walking through the city, bottles that had been abandoned in the streets were successively fired into the Paris sky. All projects by Michel de Broin.


A fast rotatign LCD-monitor generates three dimensional phantom images which can be observed from all sides, without the aid of special glasses or the like. The image shown is a simple vector movie based on the novel »Flatlands« by E. A. Abbot, in which a square living in a two dimensional world receives a visit from a ball. This Spatial Vision Device is called »Hanoscop« in tribute to an inventor, Mr. Hanisch, who patented a machine based on similar principles in 1966


»The Flying Carpet« is a hovercraft powered by a leafblower.


The propeller of a marine outboard engine has been replaced by wheels, which make the »Independent Trailer« an autonomous vehicle.


»Spleen« is a freeze-frame explosion, an autopsy on motor and chassis that encapsulates the utopian fantasy of the overhauled scooter, driving off into the sunset.


»Das Schaukelhaus«.


A »Bonanzarad« has this name only in German speaking Europe. Teenagers, who invented it in the 60s in Long Beach and built it out of junk, never had the intention of constructing something faster or better than existing bikes, rather it was a pre-teen, Pop era status symbol. The many details and saddle seat evoked the feeling of riding a horse or an Easy Rider motorcycle. A playing card mounted in the wheel spokes created a motor-like noise, just as here, the chainsaw is used constructively. Through an alteration to the chain on the rear wheel, the vision is obtained, and the Wannabe‘s dream is realized…


By pedaling, electricity is generated that powers the motor for an electric wheelchair, that makes the »Healed Home Exercise Bike« move. The tachometer indicates the phantom-speed.


By controlling the suction of 35 burning cigarettes the »Cigarette Display« device can display simple graphics, letters and symbols. All projects by David Moises.