A very intensive but also satisfying collaboration (again) with Remie Bakker (Manimalworks) finished last summer, this time for Sevdaliza’s incarnation ‘Raving Dahlia’. She appears for the first time in the videoclip ‘homunculus – oh my god’ (around the 4.00 minute
The project ‘Foundscape orchestra’ has received an earlier grant by the Stimuleringsfonds and has been realised in the ‘Drukpershal’ in Enschede. The project focuses on the sonification of the big hall with ceramic objects, pneumatics, tappers, strings and other creative
In the 5th episode of ‘Anna’s Brain’s’ I collaborated on a self-driving bicycle. Thierry van Raaij provided a lot of welding and bike reconstruction, Joseph Groot Kormelink software for ‘autonomy’. I’m most proud of a working lean-to-yaw coupling (as Arend
NTR ‘De Kennis van Nu‘ recorded a nice episode on developments in social robotics called ‘the robot evolution’. The episode also shows work by Ella Velner (UT), Martijn Wisse (TUD) and Guszti Eiben (VU).
In the 4th episode of ‘Anna’s Brains’ the goal was to build a robot copy of Daan Boom, a.k.a. ‘the Dean‘ (so, effectively, the ‘robo-dean’). The robot is partially remote-controlled, partially MIDI (q-lab) driven. The head on the screen is
For the Dutch TV show ‘Anna’s Brains’ (Monday September 6th, 2021, 20:25, NPO3, VPRO) I participated in an episode in which we try to communicate with pets, especially sparrows (mussen) and dogs (golden retrievers). I designed a tail-2-speech interface consisting
lucy is one of my robot ‘actors’ commissioned for the play ‘Nooit Meer Werken‘ by Nieuw Utrechts Toneel (NUT). The robot has been designed based on a frame imported by Aalt Rens (arexx) and used for the show by Thierry
For the course Social Robot Design in the Interaction Technology programme at University of Twente, I have been working on the idea to use improv theatre as interaction simulation tool for a while now. After a number interesting, but less
For an interactive setup for TETEM I contributed to the control design of a teleoperated digging machine (based on a toy) with Heinze Havinga and 100% FAT.