Crushing bottles

Walking through the city, I encounter many of these bottles flattened by passing cars and pedestrians, to such a degree they have become another part of life in Dakar. We barely notice them anymore, nor do we pay attention to the crunching sound we produce by walking on them.


Two “Calebasses”(calabashes) are joined by a motor and move autonomously on the pavement and soils through Dakar city to meet moving cars, pedestrians and horses on its way. Sometimes individuals stop and watch others ignore and pass. A spontaneous intervention that shows a known object moving unpredictably from one side to the other. The sounds of the environment are merged with the buzzing sound of the motor and the crunching