Archive for Robotics

attempt #3

KAAP art festival for children, fort Groenekan, Utrecht. http://tweetakt-kaap.nl/ 3 years ago I participated(analogue soundlab 2) in KAAP, a quite unique exhibition held at a old fortress on the outskirts of Utrecht. It’s main goal is to provide an interesting way to involve a younger…

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Robot relations

EX-bunker, 10-2014, old WWII bunker in Wilhelmina Park, Utrecht http://exbunker.nl/ Nederlands: Techniek ontwikkeld zich op een razend tempo, nu de stofzuigerrobot, straks een robotische huishoudhulp en wie weet waar we over 20 jaar zijn. Is Robotica iets om te omarmen of om bang voor te…

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useless robot #3

GRIP exhibition, derdewal, Nijmegen 12-2013 The 3rd iteration in my series about “useless” robots. This one uses a counterweight mounted on a single switch wich changes the direction of the motor when it reaches the top of the ramp.

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Attempt #1

I’ve always been fascinated by the beauty of mechanical linkages. Back in 2005 I was quite addicted to a simple little program called sodaplay. It allows you to create just 2 parts, stiff linkages and muscles. I designed a whole range of different walking machines…

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Cockroach robotics

02-2013 HKU school for arts, Utrecht. In my experiments with robotics I’ve been searching for ways to make the behaviour less predictable and more organic. As always Im trying to achieve this with the least amount of parts possible. I tried several ways of generating…

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Control

Robotic installation as part of the HKU The theme of the festival was “no more westerns”, referring to the shift in visual cultures from western to eastern. With this installation, subtitled “the bottomfeeder doesn’t care who is on top” I tried to visualise my own…

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Pinky the brainless robot experiment

It’s been nearly a year since my last experiments with robotics and it was time to do some more. Meet pinky, a fully analog light following robot. This is the first in a series of small “stupid” robots Im building for a bigger project.  …

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Lunetta Robotics experiments 1 & 2

My first few simple steps into the world of robotics. In the first experiment I wanted to use my knowledge of logic ic’s to generate irratic movement. It is controlled by light and various logic signals. <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/UjQ2ikWHVpU” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   In the…

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