ITP Class: Automata

Automata was a class at NYU ITP taught by Nick Yulman.


I created a robotic ventriloquist dummy for a performer friend. This involved dissecting an off-the-shelf doll toy.

Skull & Twerk – Mechanism Design

I created these projects to illustrate using stepper motors and mechanisms. One is a twerk bot based on Miley Cyrus’

Automata Artist Highlight: Rob Higgs

Rob Higgs is a mechanical sculptor from the UK who uses found materials and encourages physical interaction with his artwork.

fortune telling robot arm

Fortune Telling Robot Arm

I worked with Will to program this robot arm to predict your fortune – nods ‘yes’ and ‘no’.