Mr Weekend

2012 ArtPrize Entry
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Mr. Weekend, saw action in Detroit as a Nachi robotic arm constructing the Chrysler 300 automobile. Now obsolete, the machine has been recycled into an artwork as a 15-foot-tall sock puppet. He speaks about his former life in the factory and is self-aware about his new job as a piece of art.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 7
  • Medium: Robotic arm, custom software, fabric, 2 channel audio
  • Width: 6
  • Year created: 2010
  • Height: 15

Venue & Connection Information

Mr. Weekend needs to be moved with a forklift, or pallet jack. Its electrical requirements are 1- 480V plugin and 2-120 V plugins.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: Yes
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: Yes
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: Yes

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