Category Archives: Art

DrawBot

DrawBot is a wall robot created by teacher Edwin Dertien and his student Janwillem te Voortwis. The robot moves up and down on bicycle chain pulleys.  When in the exact correct spot, it uses one of eight spray cans to … Continue reading

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ArtBots 2011

ArtBots 2011 is about to begin in Ghent, Belgium.  The show is being organized by timelab, a cool looking maker space.  Artbots is a yearly robot talent show featuring international artists. The following artists and their robots will be appearing … Continue reading

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Robot Draws City In The Desert

A project called Ciudad Nazca / Nazca City, led by Rodrigo Derteano, used a robot to draw a city in the Peruvian desert. Similar in design to the ancient geoglyphs like the Nasca Lines, the robot drew large lines in … Continue reading

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BEAM Solar Robots

Retromatix based in London has created some cool solar powered robots using BEAM principles. BEAM stands for Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, Mechanics and was invented by Mark Tilden.  BEAM robots use simple analog circuits in favor of more complicated circuits using … Continue reading

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Robot Film Festival

Congratulations to all the winners of the Robot Film Festival,  held in New York City over last weekend. Shown here is audience favorite is Operation daVinci. Here are two of the many films we liked. Me and My Robots by … Continue reading

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