From series “Personal Space”
Anna Frants and Media Lab Cyland
Projector, video camera, robot Rumba, computer programming, video
Computer programming: Aleksey Grachev
the Free Dictionary by Farlex:
persistently annoying person.
draws the viewer into a mediated new-media reality made visceral and
uncertain by the persistent presence of the two swirling robots intent
upon disruption. A live-stream captures the space of the installation
in real time, transforming a lived experience into a projected
spectacle and blurring the line between the real and the
Intruding further upon the tenuous relationship created between viewer,
experience, and image, the Roombas are programmed to bump relentlessly
into the plinth housing the projector, setting into motion a digital
ripple effect that moves from the physical world to the digital world
as the projection shakes — hardware, software, subject and image all
become implicated in a casual prodding of the boundaries between human
and non-human ecologies.
Pesterer requires a camera to capture live video, a projector and
screen (or appropriate space upon which to project), a plinth, and two
Roombas with sufficient space to maneuver.