Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, Popeye Cartoon, Maya Deren's At Land, RC Chassis, light sensors, power supply.

Depictions of human suffering are distilled into a series of data points which are consequently fed into a machine. The robot is Narcissus, a cyclic actuation to repeatedly solve a problem: from the dilemma of the gods to its reflected solution. Results of this research have been inconclusive, yet the roboticist/artist believes that this research remains necessary given the recent move of biologists and neuroscientists toward a science of bodies without free will via machine analogies.

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