A performance experiment putting humans, robots audience instrumentation and theories of interaction to the test.
Part of the ‘Comedy Lab’ experimental programme investigating performer—audience—audience interaction and the ‘liveness’ of live events.
PhD Research: Me & Kleomenis Katevas
Professor: Pat Healey, cogsci.eecs.qmul.ac.uk
- Tiernan Douieb for writing the robo-jokes (tiernandouieb.co.uk/)
- Andrew O’Neill for performing against a robot (andrewoneill.co.uk)
- Hack the Barbican for hosting the gigs (hackthebarbican.org, lanyrd.com/2013/hackthebarbican/scmqbr/)
- Fraunhofer IIS for use of SHORE computer vision software (iis.fraunhofer.de/en/bf/bsy/produkte/shore.html)