Truth is Beauty

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Marco Cochrane's stated goal behind the Bliss Project is to de-objectify women, and inspire men and women to end violence against women.

Specs

R-Evolution stands 45 feet tall. Her skin is formed of steel rod and tube, covered by a stainless steel mesh. Fabrication required over 55,000 welds.[1]

From Marco's Website:[2]

  • 55,000 single welds
  • 25,000 feet of steel rod and pipe
  • 6,500 steel ball connection points
  • 2,000 square feet of stainless steel mesh
  • 3,000 RGB LEDs, individually programmable and exterior lighting
  • 3,000 3d printed lighting covers/shades, each individually painted black and then coated in silver to control light leakage
  • Each light individually placed
  • Polyurethane paint to prevent rust
  • Base, two 6- foot steel hexagons

Technique

Marco Cochrane used a medieval tool called a Pantograph to enlarge a 15' clay sculpture to the size of the final form.[3]