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Keep on Smoking  
Bicycle, generator, battery, analogue gauge, smoke machine
100 x 85 x 60 cm
Bitforms, New York, NY, USA

The bicycle transforms the kinetic energy produced by the cyclist into smoke. The cyclist’s will to power is a source of renewable energy, recycled by a generator that transforms physical effort into enough electric current to activate a smoke machine. This work is the result of the marriage of two machines: one produces while the other consumes. This “copulation” between machines generates smoke, which escapes freely into the atmosphere.

Smoke  [2011]
2:50 video
Recorded in an Estonian cemetery