Natalie Jeremijenko's Urban Space Station (Part Two)


Photo: Mark Mahaney

The Rhinoceros Beetle is the world's strongest animal, able to lift more than thirty times its own weight. To Natalie Jeremijenko, this sounded like an invitation to wrestle. Via some clever technology (she is an engineer, after all), Jeremijenko is wresting the Rhinoceros Beetle, as well as issuing "formal challenges to swaggering museum directors and Hemingway-esq literary heroes." She's also told us about turning Manhattan into a wildlife park, as well as her model urban development (MUD) for birds, complete with ferris wheel, food court, and high-powered rifle.

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Listen to Part One here.

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