Largest Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast So Far (Cast #072)

  • Published: 13 March 2015
  • This is the largest fire ant colony cast to date, by mass and depth. It was on display at the International Design Biennial in Saint-Étienne, France from March 12, 2015 until April 12, 2015 as part of the Form Follows Information exhibit.
    This is Cast #072, see pictures here:
    Thanks to everybody at Cité du design​ and the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne​ for including the cast.
    Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2015 web site:
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Comments • 6 061

  • angeto bellerice
    angeto bellerice  घंटे पहले

    Not enough Fire Ants were harmed in this video.

    • Lil_ Toco
      Lil_ Toco  2 दिन पहले

      -Antman left the chat

      • Linda M
        Linda M  2 दिन पहले

        Wow how bazaar

        • Sandi Doty
          Sandi Doty  3 दिन पहले

          I can't think of a better ending for these nasty little bastards!

          • David Scott
            David Scott  5 दिन पहले

            Incredible! 😍

            • Jeff Miller
              Jeff Miller  5 दिन पहले

              Does it actually get rid of the ants??

              • Berk Çakmaklı
                Berk Çakmaklı  7 दिन पहले

                это грех пуст бог тебя не простить

                • The Shadowgunner
                  The Shadowgunner  7 दिन पहले

                  The Sound of him scooping sand out is so satisfying

                  • Year 3000
                    Year 3000  7 दिन पहले

                    So what! You really think that these moronic people will check if the ant hill contains fire ants or not?, HELL NO! They’ll just start pouring to get what they want out of it. Once again another dumb ass reason to kill off living creatures 🤬

                    • Sr_loney_III
                      Sr_loney_III  8 दिन पहले

                      Jingle bells jingle bells watch the ants burn they go to a crisp so you can decorate your house!

                      • Shado qc
                        Shado qc  8 दिन पहले

                        Killer the ant

                        • Joseph Taylor
                          Joseph Taylor  8 दिन पहले

                          Looks like a Christmas tree 🎄

                          • Ahmed Alwasity
                            Ahmed Alwasity  9 दिन पहले


                            • Kts Solutions
                              Kts Solutions  9 दिन पहले

                              Don't mess up the ant nes

                              • Brindle_
                                Brindle_  11 दिन पहले

                                kills millions of ants for an aluminum structure? hey i got an idea, why dont you pour that down your mouth then we can cut you open and put that structure in a museum next to that one ok?

                                • Gabriel Pelayo
                                  Gabriel Pelayo  9 दिन पहले

                                  if only i had as much empathy for hive minds as you do

                                  • Random Dandelion Seed
                                    Random Dandelion Seed  11 दिन पहले


                                    • Firemade Renegade
                                      Firemade Renegade  12 दिन पहले

                                      Fuck those ants

                                      • LIL CHUCKIE L
                                        LIL CHUCKIE L  16 दिन पहले

                                        Are they on sale now as xmas trees or wah?

                                        • The Anime Seeker
                                          The Anime Seeker  18 दिन पहले

                                          Okay so I showed my sister this video, this is what occurred. Sister: So, what happened to the ants? Me: Either 1. Died at the mercy of tin foil. or 2. They left the colony.

                                          • Sandi Doty
                                            Sandi Doty  3 दिन पहले

                                            No one left the colony. HAHAHA!!!

                                            • Jermaine Jones
                                              Jermaine Jones  19 दिन पहले

                                              Damn you messed up their high rise. LOL

                                              • Shawn godoy the hybrid
                                                Shawn godoy the hybrid  20 दिन पहले

                                                We're there any ants in the ant hill

                                                • Dmitriy Rybin
                                                  Dmitriy Rybin  21 दिन पहले

                                                  No fire ants were harmed in the making of this video

                                                  • Lucifer Satanas
                                                    Lucifer Satanas  22 दिन पहले

                                                    Nice Christmas tree

                                                    • Google Ruined Youtube
                                                      Google Ruined Youtube  22 दिन पहले

                                                      As long as they're all dead, man.

                                                      • Gina Daniel
                                                        Gina Daniel  23 दिन पहले

                                                        Are all these nest in his back yard if so he should call pest control

                                                        • Moogy Banna Hilstopaflingon
                                                          Moogy Banna Hilstopaflingon  23 दिन पहले

                                                          A Christmas tree with a stiffy.... Well done!

                                                          • ashley4359
                                                            ashley4359  24 दिन पहले

                                                            i will cast your house also with all your family fuking aaasssholleee

                                                            • Denise Langston
                                                              Denise Langston  25 दिन पहले

                                                              You should open an art studio. Absolutely unique and amazing.

                                                              • Lee-Ann Thomas
                                                                Lee-Ann Thomas  25 दिन पहले

                                                                Looks like a Xmas tree...

                                                                • stephenomenon1
                                                                  stephenomenon1  25 दिन पहले

                                                                  Sodom and gomora, ant version

                                                                  • Joe Ford
                                                                    Joe Ford  25 दिन पहले

                                                                    Kill them Kill them all.

                                                                    • Just Red
                                                                      Just Red  25 दिन पहले

                                                                      I thought feeding bangers into a wasp nest when we were kids was bad but you have taken it to a whole new level, thank you.

                                                                      • Vinod Kumar
                                                                        Vinod Kumar  26 दिन पहले

                                                                        All are criminal those do this type of stupid work.

                                                                        • RUBY GAMING
                                                                          RUBY GAMING  24 दिन पहले

                                                                          You are the stupid here do you know what is a fire ant? Get the f*ck out you stupid kid

                                                                          • The Kinection
                                                                            The Kinection  29 दिन पहले

                                                                            It kinda looks like a volcano when the steam is coming out of the top, kinda cool

                                                                            • Bilbo Persempre
                                                                              Bilbo Persempre  महीने पहले

                                                                              ....non so...a me non piacerebbe fare la loro fine .

                                                                              • Robert Coe
                                                                                Robert Coe  महीने पहले

                                                                                Not nearly enough fire ants were harmed in this film

                                                                                • Connie Merucci
                                                                                  Connie Merucci  महीने पहले

                                                                                  If I had the proper stuff I’d be making them too! I’m sick of these ants invading our yard where we can’t enjoy it. Plus major concern about our dog stepping on one of their hills! So make the Art!

                                                                                  • Jae Reed
                                                                                    Jae Reed  महीने पहले

                                                                                    I have a ant hole on my drive way

                                                                                    • tagyourdeadxxx Cc
                                                                                      tagyourdeadxxx Cc  महीने पहले

                                                                                      What a tool. Pour that shit down your throat.

                                                                                      • True That
                                                                                        True That  महीने पहले

                                                                                        Ant art I'd call it an Holocaust

                                                                                        • Jason Le Clerc
                                                                                          Jason Le Clerc  महीने पहले

                                                                                          All this for a Christmas tree.

                                                                                          • xavierthemasterz idk
                                                                                            xavierthemasterz idk  महीने पहले

                                                                                            when the ants were sleeping one warrior woke up to the sound of water he told everyone that water was outside everyone rushed out side and saw a bucket raining Gray water how odd way said the want an died from a drop and died we must get the kids one and said and then they rushed down(really big deep breath to keep reading) when they got down the wall all kids died while that was happening the ant colony was surrounded that was the end of the ant colony- Morgan Freeman

                                                                                            • Scott B crazy
                                                                                              Scott B crazy  महीने पहले

                                                                                              That's awesome! Beautiful!

                                                                                              • Timerooy
                                                                                                Timerooy  महीने पहले

                                                                                                Did I just see a christmas tree?

                                                                                                • Billyjoe Harrison
                                                                                                  Billyjoe Harrison  महीने पहले

                                                                                                  I want one.. amazing price of art..♤♤♤

                                                                                                  • lawson chamblee
                                                                                                    lawson chamblee  महीने पहले

                                                                                                    can it be done using pure gold?

                                                                                                    • Jeannie Alford
                                                                                                      Jeannie Alford  महीने पहले

                                                                                                      Great job. Good bye fire ant hill!

                                                                                                      • Herrah Setra
                                                                                                        Herrah Setra  महीने पहले

                                                                                                        Wow. That was amazing.

                                                                                                        • Clear Mind
                                                                                                          Clear Mind  महीने पहले

                                                                                                          Wait until the ant activist hear about this.

                                                                                                          • TheFarmanimalfriend
                                                                                                            TheFarmanimalfriend  महीने पहले

                                                                                                            Save all the fire ants to dump on Jeffrey Epstein's genitals!

                                                                                                            • Scratch Looper
                                                                                                              Scratch Looper  महीने पहले

                                                                                                              You can never kill the Ant hill mob!! 🐜🔫🗡🚬⚰️

                                                                                                              • hyeraPL
                                                                                                                hyeraPL  महीने पहले


                                                                                                                • James B
                                                                                                                  James B  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                  Still can't figure out how to get molten ALUMINUM.

                                                                                                                  • Thinking Monkey
                                                                                                                    Thinking Monkey  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                    Can we have a moment of silence for these dead fire ants? Ok, that's enough. That was too long, in fact. Can we remelt this aluminum and pour about 10,000 more anthills?

                                                                                                                    • BigBoss 429
                                                                                                                      BigBoss 429  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                      Is it just me or does anyone else think this would make an awesome Christmas tree?

                                                                                                                      • Batman B
                                                                                                                        Batman B  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                        U need to work on ur dirt. Is this from the 30s dust bowl? Try wood chips

                                                                                                                        • Mr Pool Player
                                                                                                                          Mr Pool Player  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                          I didn't see one any scurry away to save his life. Was the mound sprayed or washed with chemicals first...?

                                                                                                                          • keeni wolf
                                                                                                                            keeni wolf  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                            "Ohhh Christmas treeeeee, ohhhh Christmassss treeeee"

                                                                                                                            • ThEaLmIgHtYcRaIg III
                                                                                                                              ThEaLmIgHtYcRaIg III  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                              2:02 looking like an infomercial for a christmas tree.

                                                                                                                              • Paul Dacunto
                                                                                                                                Paul Dacunto  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                This is animal cruelty and should be shut down immediately.

                                                                                                                                • RUBY GAMING
                                                                                                                                  RUBY GAMING  24 दिन पहले

                                                                                                                                  We should shut your brain now. Do you even know what is a FIRE ANT kiddo?

                                                                                                                                  • edwardo salazar
                                                                                                                                    edwardo salazar  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                    The noices are satisfying

                                                                                                                                    • MARDA MR
                                                                                                                                      MARDA MR  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                      !lMATO VIDA PARA HACER SU FIGURA. ???

                                                                                                                                      • Dev Shah
                                                                                                                                        Dev Shah  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                        Kinda looks like a tree

                                                                                                                                        • chloe bobs
                                                                                                                                          chloe bobs  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                          Am I the only one who thinks it looks like on of those silver Christmas trees

                                                                                                                                          • Ryu Ken
                                                                                                                                            Ryu Ken  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                            art!!!!???? U fucking idiot

                                                                                                                                            • RUBY GAMING
                                                                                                                                              RUBY GAMING  24 दिन पहले

                                                                                                                                              Ur the f*cking idiot get a life you piece of junk

                                                                                                                                              • WARPHEAD
                                                                                                                                                WARPHEAD  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                It won't be long before PETI comes after you.

                                                                                                                                                • robin tremblay
                                                                                                                                                  robin tremblay  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                  Safer than emptying a propane bottle with a rubber tube into a nest and firing it up

                                                                                                                                                  • Captain Howdy
                                                                                                                                                    Captain Howdy  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                    Genocide as art

                                                                                                                                                    • Dario Serrano
                                                                                                                                                      Dario Serrano  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                      Ants come home after a long day of work, "WTF!..really... Rrrealy".

                                                                                                                                                      • Nick Shuler
                                                                                                                                                        Nick Shuler  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                        Snoopy would be proud of that christmas tree...🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

                                                                                                                                                        • penny jayne
                                                                                                                                                          penny jayne  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                          What if some one did that to your home. ??? Not cool. I love ants !!! 😨

                                                                                                                                                          • JC2402 JC2402
                                                                                                                                                            JC2402 JC2402  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                            lol the good'ol "what if it happend to you"

                                                                                                                                                            • Mark Easton
                                                                                                                                                              Mark Easton  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                              i once knew a girl called jenny payne

                                                                                                                                                              • David Golinsky
                                                                                                                                                                David Golinsky  महीने पहले


                                                                                                                                                                • abz124816
                                                                                                                                                                  abz124816  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                                  you really know how to have fun

                                                                                                                                                                  • Michael Morrison
                                                                                                                                                                    Michael Morrison  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                                    I want to do this one day but I don't have a forge or any way to heat the aluminum up to melting point, so I figured out a solution. I'm just going to use lead. I'm excited!

                                                                                                                                                                    • katrynix
                                                                                                                                                                      katrynix  महीने पहले

                                                                                                                                                                      God will get you all for this