Sisyphus is a character from Greek myth and legends. He was cursed to be stuck pushing a boulder up a hill for all time.
Instructions for building the inner workings can be found on JK Brickworks.
I was blown away at how graceful the walking motion was on the statue. Hard to believe it was done just with LEGO. It took a second to release just how important the boulder wobble was when it came to making that illusion work as well as it does.
When the outside of the plinth opens up – an impressive bit of engineering in its own right – and you can see how simple and elegant the mechanics are you’ll be surprised.