Since the appearance of cameras on the front of smartphones, the selfie seems to have become a commonplace act, a narcissistic gesture and even an artistic act. Selfie Robot is a machine performance featuring a robotic arm equipped with a smartphone and a selfie stick taking pictures of itself with different face filters. As amusing as it is disturbing to see this robot contorting itself in search of the perfect selfie, it turns us into viewers of the incongruity of our own behavior.
Basil Dénéréaz (CH), Sébastien Galera Larios (CH), Rayane Jemaa (CH), Ignacio Pérez (CH)
Basil Dénéréaz, Sébastien Galera Larios, Rayane Jemaa and Ignacio Pérez are graduates of Bachelor Media and Interaction Design of ECAL/University of Art and Design of Lausanne, Switzerland. This bachelor’s degree focuses on the relationship between technology and design, mainly in a prospective way, using advanced technologies applied to the field of design.