Is that a photo of an engine? Nope. Jacques Pena.
Yes, this does mean that Jacques is officially a hero. A design hero.
The contest asked designers and artists to:
portray inventive concepts or renderings of architectural design, mechanical, or industrial/product designs—from buildings, bridges and vehicles, to furniture and consumer products.
Jacque’s entry, entitled O.E.M., uses automotive design as its base; but there is more to it than that.
“I went to work with automotive because it opened me up to creating something more…” explained Jacques, “something crazy and abstract. I wanted something overzealous, something that you would never see in the real world.”
And it was also to incorporate robots.
“A good majority of the stuff that I do is mechanical and [with this contest] I was able to show off my love for robots.”
For Jacques one of the main challenges was in the preparation; how to best combine the science fiction …