This robotic arm's cleanup task is bloody endless

The Guggenheim has Sun Yuan & Peng Yu's installation "Can't Help Myself" on display through March. The robot arm monitors and attempts to contain a viscous blood-red liquid as it spreads out from the base of the arm, spattering more liquid around its enclosure.

Here's the accompanying audio for the piece:

Here's a timelapse of the installation:

Sun Yuan & Peng Yu's 'Can't Help Myself' (2016) 孫原/彭禹:《難自禁》 (Vimeo / Lawrence Li via the Guggenheim)