Name
ArtSbot (Art Swarm of Robots)

Date of creation
2003

Description
Set of 10 ant-like robots, with an oval chassis of 20 x 15 cm, moved by 3 wheels and carrying two marking-pens. Each robot is 12.5 cm tall and weighs 750 grs

Notes
ArtSbot was created with the collaboration of Henrique Garcia Pereira, professor at IST (Technical University of Lisbon), Vitorino Ramos and Idmind

Books
Man + Robots: Symbiotic Art (Amazon)
Symbiotic Art (b/w facsimile Amazon)

References
Robots!, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2005
Artware, Peru, 2005
ArtBots: The Robot Talent Show, 2004
ICHIM Berlin, 2004

Works

A large painting done by the swarm of artsbot robots.
Artsbot 010304, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 195 x 130 cm
Local TV news, 2004
Robots at work