Jürg Lehni
Viktor, 2006 - 2016

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Artist name
Jürg Lehni
Date created
2006 - 2016
DC motors, tool head, coils with sprung steel belts, cables, custom-made controller, and Paper.js software
dimensions variable
Date acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Jürg Lehni
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

Swiss artist and designer Jürg Lehni reveals the history and philosophy behind his work Viktor (2006–16). He discusses how this large-scale chalk-drawing machine installed at SFMOMA explores issues of communication and technology through medium and imagery.

See more electro-mechanical art: https://youtu.be/sheqnycAWkM
Jürg Lehni’s work: http://juerglehni.com/

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