From the artist's statement:
I like to think of my mobiles as a reminder that although life is ever-changing, one can always find beauty and joy in it. All one needs to do is stay balanced and bend slightly with the breeze.
Quite so. He has also created a few hand cranked automata like the one shown above entitled "Winged Thingy".
Check out all of the kinetic art by Steve DeSpirito on his new blog.