Anna Dumitriu is an artist whose work blurs the boundaries between art and science with a strong interest in ethical issues raised by emerging technologies and their impact on society. As well as developing many installations and performances around these themes, she also has a strong curating practice which is also documented here. For her Bioart and Bacteria work see www.normalflora.co.uk and for The Institute of Unnnecessary Research see www.unnecessaryresearch.org. Click the links at the top of this section for information on key projects. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
"My New Robot Companion" by artists Anna Dumitriu and Alex May in collaboration with scientists Dr Michael L Walters and Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn from the Adaptive Systems Research Group at University of Hertfordshire will be on show at the blinc Digital Festival in Conwy, Wales 27th - 28th October 2012. The project is funded by Arts Council England and University of Hertfordshire.
We are pleased to announce that Anna Dumitriu and Alex May’s project “My New Robot Companion” was awarded Arts Council England funding to develop a new robot in collaboration with The Adaptive Systems Research Group at University of Hertfordshire. The mannequin above will form part of the base of the robot. See here for the more information.