Jurema Action Plant consists in a customized machine that interfaces a sensitive plant - Mimosa pudica. It’s a work in collaboration with biologist Bert van Duijn, Hortus Botanicus Leiden and V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media. A signal amplifier reads the differences in the plant’s electromagnetic field to determine when it is being touched, triggering movement of the robotic structure, on which the thresholds for response are set in such a way that only touching the plant makes it moves

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