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Smart Cities || Floral Automaton
Hardware provider: Libelium
Artist: Thomas Grogan


About the artist:

Thomas Grogan is a French and British artist born in Nottingham (UK), in 1991. He studied at the Royal College of Art gaining a master’s degree after graduating from l’École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne. Since 2014 he has been living and working in London. His work explores the use of product hijacks as a therapeutical instrument by subverting ready made objects through digital and physical interventions. Thomas has exhibited in various group exhibitions and festivals including venues like the V&A, the Roundhouse, the Southbank Centre and the New Museum.

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About the project:

Floral Automaton is a sculptural device that grows plants digitally. By using various sensors taken from Smart Cities technologies, it reacts and adapts itself to its environment in real time.

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