London 2012 Olympics – the unofficial Czech team mascot!

A little Olympics fun today, as we share this image of workers checking the hydraulic arms of a London bus that has been transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny. The bus, which Cerny hopes could become an unofficial mascot of the London 2012 Olympic Games, does push-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms. The bus’ exertions are accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. The bus will be parked outside the Czech Olympic headquarters in London for the duration of the Games. If you happen to see … Continue reading London 2012 Olympics – the unofficial Czech team mascot!

London Olympics 2012 Arcelor-Mittal Orbit sculpture

On the E&T home page right now, we have a selection of interactive graphics about the forthcoming Olympics shenanigans. One you might enjoy is an interactive graphic for Anish Kapoor’s Arcelor-Mittal Orbit sculpture. Continue reading London Olympics 2012 Arcelor-Mittal Orbit sculpture

Temenos, Anish Kapoor, Cecil Balmond and a sponge cake

Our video wizard has put together a very nice short film about Temenos, the Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond sculpture in Middlesbrough. E&T went along to the unveiling, met the key people involved and boarded a handy helicopter helpfully supplied for an aerial overview of the massive artwork. ┬áThe article is from the latest issue of E&T magazine and the video is at the bottom of the page. The best part of the day was going for the lunch launch at the nearby technical college, where the catering students laid on quite the celebration spread, the highlight of which was … Continue reading Temenos, Anish Kapoor, Cecil Balmond and a sponge cake