Byeong Sam Jeon Exhibit at ArtBots 2008

Byeong Sam Jeon Exhibit at ArtBots 2008

Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

September 19, 2008 - September 21, 2008

ArtBots 2008 Dublin, an international art exhibition for robotic art and art-making robots, presents Byeong Sam Jeon's Telematic Drum Circle at Science Gallery in Dublin, Ireland from September 19th to 21st, 2008.  For more information about the exhibition, please visit the website at

ArtBots 2008 Dublin features 15 works by 16 artists from 9 countries, as well as performances, workshops, lectures, and an awards ceremony. Participating works were selected from an international open call for "robotic art and art-making robots", and represent a broad and inclusive cross-section of the tremendous range of creative art and robotics activity.

The ArtBots 2008 Dublin participants are:
Paula Matthusen (USA)
Leo Peschta (Austria)
Koichiro Mori (Japan)
Matt Denton (UK)
Yuliya Lanina (Russia/USA)
Che-Wei Wang & Kristin O'Friel (Japan/Taiwan/USA)
Matthew Gardiner (Australia)
Ralf Baecker (Germany)
Byeong Sam Jeon (Korea/USA)
Peter Redmond (Ireland)
Allison Kudla (USA)
Jack Pavlik (USA)
Joan Healy (Ireland)
Christopher Kaczmarek (USA)
and Riley Harmon (USA)

Sound artist Ray Lee (UK) will open the show with "Forcefield", a kinetic sound machine performance. Metal fabricator/artisan Phillip Isohe (Kenya) has created this year's Robots' Choice Award, and designer Eliza Gauger (USA) created the 2008 ArtBots t-shirt design. Members of the EU-funded Living with Robots and Interactive Companions (LIREC) project will lead a workshop/panel discussion with the artists.

The ArtBots 2008 Dublin curators are:
Douglas Repetto (USA - Columbia University Computer Music Center)
Marie Redmond (Ireland - Trinity College Computer Science)
Warren Ellis (UK - graphic novelist).

ArtBots is free and open to the public.


ArtBots 2008 Dublin Participants



Friday, 19, noon-11pm: show open
Friday, 19, 7pm & 8pm: Robotic musical performances by Ray Lee as part of Fringe Fest/Dublin Culture Night
Saturday, 20, noon-8pm: show open
Sunday, 21, noon-8pm: show open
Sunday, 21, 6pm: ArtBots awards ceremony


ArtBots 2008 Dublin is a joint production of Science Gallery at Trinity College, ArtBots, and The Columbia University Computer Music Center.

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