Call for Art Works

Living Machines: The 2nd International Conference on Biomimetic Robotics and Biohybrid Systems

A Convergent Science Network Event

http://csnetwork.eu/livingmachines/conf2013

Exhibition, 1st August 2013
Level 1 Galleries, The Science Museum, London

Deadline for proposals, 30th June 2013

This 1-day exhibition will include a range of novel biomimetic and biohybrid technologies many of which have not been exhibited in public before.  Contributions are being assembled from across Europe and include examples of state-of-the-art research from Imperial College London, Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Sheffield Centre for Robotics, the University of Pompeu Fabre (Barcelona), the Italian Institute of Technology, Engineered Arts, and Shadow Robotics


Current highlights of the exhibition include:

• A live musical performance featuring a humanoid robot
• Mammal-like robots with whiskered touch systems
• Robot swarms whose behaviour is more than the sum of its parts
• A robot mode model of ‘trace’ fossils from the dawn of life  
• Music composed by a bio-inspired computer programme that mimics natural selection
• Plant-like robots that grow and change shape
• Biomimetic medical devices
• A robot that powers itself by digesting insects
• A moth-like blimp that follows people by smell
• Micro-flying robots
• Robothespian—an interactive multi-lingual humanoid
• Wearable computing for finding your way in darkness  


Contributions to the exhibition are invited from artists working in all media on works that have a biomimetic or biohybrid theme.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s