Inflatable birds - Chico MacMurtrie

Amorphic Robot Works directed by the American artist Chico MacMurtie has built more than two-hundred of them in the past fifteen years. MacMurtrie discovered and is actually currently exploring the possibilities of lightweight synthetics, plastics, and injection moulded joints. The result is a series of extremely lightweight robots: Inflatable Bodies. They do not only refer to human and animal bones, but to muscles as well. MacMurtrie’s first series of sixteen robots bears the name Inflatable Birds. http://www.amorphicrobotworks.org/ Inflatable bodies can be seen at the MU Art gallery in Eindhoven from May 5th through June 3rd 2007. www.mu.nl

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