“Man as Industrial Palace” by Henning M. Lederer “Man as Industrial Palace” by Henning M. Lederer
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“Man as Industrial Palace” by Henning M. Lederer

I love this. German designer Henning Lederer’s wonderful 2009 animation of the human body visualized as an analog industrial facility, based on Fritz Kahn’s 1926 poster, Der Mensch als Industriepalast. I imagine the best way to watch this is on a huge movie screen, but this will have to do:

(Thanks, Mike Stanfill)

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  • Am I the only one disappointed that there was no poop?

  • Mesmerizing to watch. But yeah, I was upset that it was over so soon!

  • droosan

    This NEEDS Raymond Scott’s “Powerhouse” as its soundtrack.

  • Very cool. Reminds me of some of the early work Jiri Barta did.