Tag: Mechatronics

WindBot

WindBot was created at CalArts as part of a Mechatronics Arts class for exhibition at the 2017 Digital Arts Expo in Valencia, California. WindBot was created in collaboration with Spencer Salazar, Carl Burgin, Mike Leisz, Danny Hynds, and Shaurjya Banerjee.

The Body Without Fatigue

“The Body Without Fatigue” is inspired by a sci-fi chapter of The Imaginary 20th Century, about improving the neurasthenic body to withstand the shocks of modernism. The mini-roman structure functions as an automated rolodex containing newly created archive prints that have been generated by an artificial neural network. The image process is a time-based experience suggesting a…

No Humans Allowed

No Humans Allowed is a collection of installations and performances that is an ongoing exploration in the design of mechatronic personalities and unconventional human-robot interaction modalities. No Humans Allowed is a multi-stage meta project that first consists of building a group mechatronic personalities. The second stage consists of performances with the mechatronic personalities while the final stage…

Computer Music

Computer Music is a mechatronic ensemble of floppy disk drives (FDD), hard disk drives (HDD), stepper motors, and Compact Disk Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) drives which are controlled by a MacBook Pro through four Arduino microcontrollers. The pitched FDDs and CDROMs are amplified using single-coil guitar pickups. The HDD spindles continuously spin creating a source of…