And then, oh, we’ve got to have a symphony out
here. So I built a 70-piece bird band. You just keep
adding things …
BM: Your pieces often look like Victorian machines
that were built for a specific purpose.
DE: I don’t impose any kind of historic integrity to
the forms. I just keep the energy flowing. I’ll move
pieces of whatever it might be, and they’ll say,
“You look plenty good to me, honey. Would you like
to be next to me for the rest of your life?” So I’ll
put a little spot weld down there, and who’s getting
married to whom, you know? That’s the way you’ve
got to look at it, with that kind of humor.
BM: What are your current plans for the park?
DE: I’d like to just figure out where to set it down
before I check out. I’d give the sculptures to anyone
who would preserve them. There’s no mortgages,
no banks, no governments involved in the damn
thing, so just plunk it over there, and if somebody
puts a meter on it and makes a lot of money, that’s
fine. If you’ve got any suggestions I’m open to
FACING PAGE: A small part of the very large
Forevertron. THIS PAGE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT:
The Celestial Listening Ear; being dewatered in the
Graviton; Dr. Evermor (pictured at left) and a visitor.
See more photos at makezine.com/15/evermore.
Buzz Moran lives in Austin, Texas. He performs a show
called Foleyvision, wherein bizarre foreign films are shown
with all of the sound effects, voices, and music performed
live in the theater. He is 6' 1".