“Tweenbots” by Kacie Kinzer (2009)

Artists,Reference,Robotics,Uncategorized — miles @ 10:51 pm

tweenbots

 

The Tweetbots are cardboard robots that travel in straight lines. They depend on the help of pedestrians in order to get to their destination. According to creator Kacie Kinzer, not one Tweenbot was lost or damage. This points to our capacity to empathize with personified, non-living objects. I wonder if the project would have been as successful with faceless robots.    

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