Art, Art and Installations, Robots

Huge panels animate a space according the whims of a tiny algorithm

2743 May 1998

Exhibited at the Swedish Museum of Modern Art in 1998, and touring Scandinavia throughout 1999, 2743 comprised eight active autonomous elements which examined the concept of agency within architectural space.

It was formed of eight two by one-metre panels flexing in continuously evolving patterns generated by algorithms on a Basic Stamp microprocessor, a predecessor contempory controllers like the Arduino etc.. These algorithms represented indirect human agency in the gallery space.

2743 debuted at the Moderna Museet Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden in 1998 and then toured northern Europe. It has also been exhibited at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester, UK.