arm-wheel

Naomi Kizhner is an israeli graduate student experimenting with jewellery that can tap into the human body to generate electrical power. Some people will find this creepy but the wearer’s blood will flow through a small wheel inside the device and generate electricity.

naomi-kizhner1 She Says’

“There are lots of developments of renewable energy resources, but the human body is a natural resource for energy that is constantly renewed, as long as we are alive.

“I wanted to explore the post-humanistic approach that sees the human body as a resource… Will we be willing to sacrifice our bodies in order to produce more energy? My intention is to provoke a discussion.”

Check the video below.

http://vimeo.com/100335206