Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder inside their human hamster wheel
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Meet the human hamster wheel artists

New York artist Alex Schweder talks about his latest piece of performance art, living inside a giant hamster wheel.

Ward Shelley and Schweder will be living inside the wheel for 10 days to illustrate people's interdependence.

The 25-foot-tall wood and steel structure is equipped with everything the duo need from beds, a kitchen and a toilet.

The two men must co-ordinate their movements while rotating the wheel, or risk being thrown off.

Go to next video: Composers celebrated in Oscars concert