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Cybraphon

Description

Interactive social media installation piece Cybraphon autonomous emotional robot band created by FOUND Edinburgh based artists' collective, instruments and found objects operated by 60 robotic components housed in a modified wardrobe, controlled by computer, 2009

Museum reference

T.2013.6

Collection

Industry and Commerce : Communications

Object name

Robot, Cybraphon

Production information

FOUND, Makers
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Campbell, Ziggy, 2001 - 2013 (fl.), Maker and composer
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Kirby, Simon M., 1994 - 2013 (fl.), Maker
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Perman, Tommy, 2001 - 2013 (fl.), Maker
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

2009

Materials

Wood, Glass, Metal, Plastic

Associations

Funder: New Media Scotland
University of Edinburgh
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Edinburgh Arts Festival 2009
Edinburgh International Festival

Exhibitions

  • Edinburgh International Festival 2013: Cybraphon (09 Aug 2013 - 01 Sep 2013)
    Museum of Scotland

References

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, Second Edition, Laurence Libin Editor in chief, Oxford University Press, 2014, Volume 4 entry for Robotic instruments cites Cybraphon as an examplar, p323

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/cybraphon

https://twitter.com/cybraphon?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

https://www.facebook.com/Cybraphon-103845303332/

http://foundcollective.com/2009/cybraphon/

https://vimeo.com/5441128

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