Jun
21
2006
<em>Lumen Vermis</em>
 

U-Ram Choe
Lumen Vermis, 2006
Scientific name: Anmorome Illustro Via Ignavus Uram
Etched stainless steel, aluminum, lamp, circuits, motors, CPU board, custom software
Installation dimensions variable
31 x 6 x 8 in / 78 x 14 x 20 cm, arm
21 x 21 in / 52 x 52 cm, column
Edition of 3

The Lumen Vermis survives in urban environments by attaching itself to a streetlight and draining its electricity. This natural scavenger is easily camouflaged by resembling its host and furtively awaits its opportunity to move to the next streetlight undetected.
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