April 9, 2014 Marina Galperina

Transdisciplinary artist Ivan Henriques collaborated with the scientists at VU University Amsterdam to create the Symbiotic Machine. The project is a prototype of an autonomous bio-machine that harvests energy from photosynthetic micro-organisms. It grazes ponds, canals and rivers, looking for spirogyra. The machine then ingests the freshwater algae and turns it into energy for its next hunt. This bio-solar machine will create a […]

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