Many hands make light work: Soft Robots and Traditional Brooms

Cabot Master Class

Drawing from methods and results of scientific and artistic research, this performative presentation will talk about how pieces of grass come together to make a broom just like how pieces of paper can come together to make a variable stiffness structure for soft robots. Come to hear stories of makers/researchers who implement mechanical intelligence through their works. Physical demonstrations will also be a part of the session.