Monday, December 14, 2009

When Admins Grow Bored...

Miguel Rivera is a system administrator who grew tired of the clutter and waste that computers can produce. Instead of just throwing the broken stuff in the garbage or selling it over Kijiji to unsuspecting folk, he turned to his creativity. Miguel wanted to create sculptures that not only look interesting but also could take a beating “The overall concept was to make something out of just hard drive parts and pieces,” explained Rivera “I wanted it to look solid and heavy so I leaned towards just using metal — no plastic or gluing things together.” Here are a few examples of his work, from rover to economically challenged Megatron.

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