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The Robotic Chair, 1984-2006

Max Dean; Raffaello D'Andrea; Matthew Donovan
Canadian, 1975
aluminum chassis, fibreglas and carbon fibre chair with wood veneer, custom mechanical joints, 14 MicroMo electric motors, wheels, battery pack, wireless radio, custom electronic components, laptop computer with custom software, video camera, plywood base with custom Kevlar sprung floor and fluorescent lights
chair: 84 x 49 x 44 cm; platform: 15 x 224 x 224 cm; lighting grid: 30 x 427 x 427 cm
Gift of Nicholas Metivier, Edward Burtynsky, Richard Griffiths, Jim McGovern and Richard Ivey, Toronto, and of Glen Bloom, Ottawa, 2008
National Gallery of Canada (no. 42517)
Photo © NGC



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