I saw these on the Craft blog last week, and kept them marked because I thought they were so great. The link goes to some sort of photo hosting (I think) site in Spanish, so I couldn't really figure out where they came from. I searched around today and the artist is Jean-Luc (I can't find an artist's website), and the exhibit is up at the Museum of Telecommunication in Frankfurt, Germany.
These guys are fantastic! They have so much personality and it seems like if you wait long enough, one of them will move. And the way that the cord is wound to suggest the muscular structure is really well done. They are so clever, I just can't stop looking at them! I do wish I could find some more info out about the artist.
More images from Flickr.