Traveling Robot Doodles Infinite Abstract Drawings [Video]
Robo Faber yearns to reproduce and isn't shy about showing it.
LA-based media artist Matthias Dörfelt has created an “autonomous drawing robot determined to reproduce,” which means a continuous stream of drawings that feature male and female robot genitalia. Each connector, or “mechanical part” that Robo Faber draws is entirely random and unique, based on the presets Matthias programmed, which leaves the task of finding two that go together up to the audience.
While Robo Faber can create an infinite number of male and female parts, the algorithm that drives him will remain unchanged over time. This has created a unique sort of bond between Dörfelt and his robot: