I like horses quite a bit. I’ve taken horseback riding lessons… I’ve written about driftwood horse sculptures, and I used to bother a fellow writer here about being mounted by black stallions. Yes, horses and I go back a long ways. One might say we even go back as far as the Trojan War.
Well, that last part would be a lie of epic proportions (I’m not that old), but I do have something that’s both horse and Trojan related. Today I present you with a giant resin rocking horse covered in over 18,000 recycled computer keys. Created by artist Babis Panagiotidis, and named “Hedonism(y) Trojaner”, this contemporary work of awesome equestrian artistry is the perfect addition to any living space.
Hedonism(y) Trojaner – The Big Fucking Computer Keys Horse
Imagine for a moment, actually riding a creature that – instead of fur – had computer keys. Instead of using reigns, you would type on the horse to switch directions or stop. Honestly, I think it’s a fantastic idea. I could be writing posts here while riding the horse! Imagine how much more productive I would be.
Though this is incredibly impressive, I have to ask… how many mechanical keyboards died to make this one key covered Trojan horse? Babis tells us that the keys were recycled, but could he have taken them in a much more sinister way?
As I’m sure you’ll agree, this horse really… rocks. I’m planning to commission something similar, but instead of a horse, it would be a giant version of myself covered in “recycled” computer keys. The horse and I would only share one other thing in common…
More Babis Panagiotidis?
Personally, I found this thing pretty damn awesome. If you feel the same and are interested in seeing more of Babis’ work, head over to his official website and take a look around. Just be aware that a) it’s in German and b) there isn’t a ton on there. Having said that, he has posted another really interesting looking exhibit, and I highly recommend checking it out.