Robots and Avatars Selected Projects

SELECTED PROJECTS from the Call for Development Commissions and Exhibits

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We are very glad to announce that the following works and projects have been chosen by the Jury to be part of Robots and Avatars.

The Jury has selected a number of works to make up the 3 exhibitions in the Robots and Avatars project. Linked to the differences in each venue, both in space and technical terms, the Jury has decided to present an exhibition that will differ slightly for each venue.

A selection of works will present at FACT, Liverpool (UK) for showing from late March to the end of May 2012; a few to AltArt, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) for presentation in June/July 2012 and KIBLA (Slovenia – as part of Maribor 2012, European Capital of Culture) will take a number of works into their gallery in October 2012.

The following list is subject to final agreements with the artists. Updates will take place across the coming weeks. Nationality and country of production are listed alongside the names of artists and works.

We would like to say thank-you to all of the artists for an excellent set of applications and quality work across this process.

Development Commissions

Louis Philippe Demers // Processing Plant “The Blind Robot” Canada/Germany
Ruairi Glynn // Motive Colloquies “Sociable Asymmetry” Ireland/United Kingdom
Michael Takeo Magruder with Drew Baker, Erik Fleming & David Steele Visions of Our Communal Dreams USA/United Kingdom


Alex Baker “Hand-eye” United Kingdom
Martin Bricelj, Martin Wheeler, Slavko Glamocanin & Neven Korda // Codeep Cultural Association MoTA Public Avatar Slovenia/Slovenia
Shu Lea Cheang & Co
UKI France/Spain
Matthieu Cherubini Switzerland
Ivor Diosi // Aeterna “STAND” online Slovakia/Czech Republic
Simon Donger & Daniel Felstead “Wearable Shadows” France/United Kingdom
Marco Donnarumma // Sound Lab Edinburgh “Music for Flesh II” Italy/Scotland
Alastair Eilbeck & James Bailey MeYouandUs United Kingdom
Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico // Art is Open Source The Electronic Man Italy
Lawrence Malstaf Compass Belgium/Norway
Aymeric Mansoux, Dave Griffiths & Marloes de Valk Naked on Pluto France/Netherlands
Karina Smigla-Bobinski ADA Poland/Germany
Chris Sugrue Base 8 USA/Slovenia/Spain
Martin Hans Schmitt Robot World Germany
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