Posts Tagged ‘electricity’

“Will You Be Here Tomorrow?”-the most unintentionally funny workplace safety film you’ve ever seen

April 9, 2009

Terrible special effects+attempt at shocking people into being safer at work=Win

Electricity as art: Omega Recoil’s giant Tesla coils (BBtv)

June 19, 2008

John Behrens and “Omega Recoil” build giant Tesla Coils. Their work explores how electronic fields can be excited in the environment, and their creations become the centerpieces of interactive public art performances.

Some of the tinkerers and performers in this SF Bay Area-based collective were previously associated with Dr. Megavolt, an electrical art project which:

“…[featured] a person in a metal mesh suit interacting with artificially generated lighting. The Doctor sets objects on fire with electricity originating from large Tesla coils, spars with the electric arcs and exhorts the audience to worship the elemental force of electricity.”