Noterat 2010-02-14

  • My name's Dirk, I'm a sculptor from Germany. Well, I collect Kraftwerk records since about 1993. I'm a real fan of them! So in the year 2000 I've decided to sculpt them – just for myself. I've bought some old Mattel Ken figures (that guy from Barbie, you know) at flea markets, "decapitated" them and sculpted the Kraftwerk heads to apply them onto the bodies. First of all I sculpted them and then I built moulds and casted them with resin. Then I realized how hard it is to get some clothes for Ken – even in good toy stores! So I had to sew the red shirts and grey pants on my own – horrible work! Thank god I found some black shoes at the flea market! I've tried to get in contact with Kraftwerk by sending some photos of the dolls to Kraftwerk's former EMI manager, but there came no feedback at all – unfortunately! But I've expected that…
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