Illustration for article titled The Phrase Breath of Life Just Took on a Whole New Meaning

These wire creations may look like static figures, but they're hiding a secret. With just one breath, they come to life right before your eyes, offended by the stench of all that garlic you had for lunch.

Created by artist Fraser Ross, his "Breath Of Life" pieces were constructed using some old scrap electronics, a type of wire called Flexinol, which can remember its shape when distorted, and a few belljars. Ross says that the movement is supposed of the wires is supposed to mimic the growth of plants, which is why he has you exhale your smelly, carbon-dioxide filled breath on the piece. [Fraser Ross via Design Milk via Make]


A Breath of Life by Fraser Ross 2010 from FRASER ROSS on Vimeo.

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