Material Beliefs.

Zivanovic, Aleksandar and Auger, James and Loizeau, Jimmy (2009) Material Beliefs. [Show/Exhibition]

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Official URL: http://www.kinetica-artfair.com/?exhibitors/2009?c...

Abstract

Material Beliefs is a group of objects produced as a collaboration between designers and scientists/engineers Aleksandar Zivanovic, James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau. The project explores an alternative approach to bringing robots into the domestic environment, exploring both the aesthetics and functionality that may elicit a symbiotic coexistence with humans in their homes. They are all based on the technology of biological fuel cells, which generate electricity by the action of micro-organisms on biological matter. The robots trap animal pests in the domestic environment and use the electricity produced by the fuel cells to lead autonomous existences.

Item Type:Show/Exhibition
Research Areas:School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
ID Code:8276
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Deposited On:29 Dec 2011 05:55
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