BMW art car by olafur eliasson
BMW art car by olafur eliasson BMW art car by olafur eliasson
mar 16, 2008

BMW art car by olafur eliasson


the danish artist olafur eliasson‘s longstanding interest in the connection between natural phenomena and industrial technology is reflected in his discourse with the BMW H2R racing car. eliasson was commissioned by BMW to develop the ’16th BMW art car‘ back in 2005 and he has been closely collaborating with architects and scientists since then – on the project which will be unveiled in munich this may.

olafur eliasson – your mobile expectations: BMW H2R project at: pinakothek der moderne, munich, germany from: 29 may 2008 – 20 july 2008




eliasson developed the ’16th BMW art car’ back in 2005



the hydrogen powered car is designed to quash the concept that eco-friendly cars can’t be fast. eliasson’s car features a 2 layer skin made of reflective metal, covered with fragile layers of ice in a bid to reflect the themes of mobility, renewable energies and the relationship between car production and global warming in an artistic manner.

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