design of hydraulic systems

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FIGURANTE 2010

"Figurante 2010" is the kinetics sculpture signed by Arcangelo Sassolino that draws near the cold materials like metal the bones and blood of an animal. The sculpture represents the head of a ferocious predator (recall a T-Rex) while he is crushing with his jaws an animal bone. The hydraulic system to whom it is connected enable to crush the bone to its maximum mechanical strenght, making the blood sink on the floor.

The sculpture gets straight to the spectators emotions, who assists "live" to the well known natural rule: the strongest presides over the weak.