SPIDER AND I
Robotics Sculpture, 2020.
Robot hexapod, smart wristband, electronics.
A collaboration with the SCALab laboratory (Lille, FR)
Mechanical expertise : Frédérick Largillière.
With the support of : La SCAM, Région Hauts-de-France, Le Bel Ordinaire, Agence Captures, Le Fresnoy, Le Shadok.
Exhibitions : Scène de Recherche Paris-Saclay, LAB30 Augsburg, ZKM Karlsruhe, Dovzenkho center/French Institute Kyiv, Speculum Artium festival Trbovlje, ZERO1 festival la Rochelle, ACCE)S( festival Pau, Agence Captures Royan.
An hexapod (a robot with six legs looking like a big mechanical spider) alternates calm moments and attitudes of distrust and aggressiveness.
These shifts of behaviour are directly linked to the emotional state of the artist, who is equipped with a smart wristband analyzing his biometrical responses while the work is exhibited