DEMO HOUR: Human Study#1, 5RNPIssue: XXVII.3 May - June 2020
Patrick Tresset Ateliers
Human Study#1, 5RNP is a performative installation where a human becomes an actor to be sketched by five robots. The drawing sessions last 20 minutes, during which time they cannot see the drawings in progress. The sitter sees only the machines, alternating between observing and drawing, sometimes pausing. The sounds produced by each motor create an improvised soundtrack.
Patrick Tresset, Ateliers Tresset
|Visitors to the installation are sketched simultaneously by multiple robots. (From: Human Study #1, 6 Robots Named Paul exhibition, Merge festival, London, U.K., 2012)|
|Closeup of a robot sketching a human subject. (From: Human Study #1, Trace exhibition, New Media Gallery, New Westminster, Canada, 2018)|