Mechanical Buddhas Bring Motion into Harmony
In the land of South Korea resides an artist by the name of Wang Zi Won – a man who is busy constructing mechanical figures of the Buddha. Interested in the relationship between man, science and technology, Wang hopes that the future holds a positive harmony between humans and technology… something he tries to bring forth in his Buddhas.
The electrically-powered Buddhas find their form through many mechanical parts, many which resemble halos or lotus flowers. When they are powered-on, the halos, arms and flowers move together in repetitive motions