Jürg Lehni
Viktor, 2006 - 2016

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Viktor
Artist name
Jürg Lehni
Date created
2006 - 2016
Classification
installation
Medium
DC motors, tool head, coils with sprung steel belts, cables, custom-made controller, and Paper.js software
Dimensions
dimensions variable
Date Acquired
2015
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
Copyright
© Jürg Lehni
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/2015.7
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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