Geoffrey Drake-Brockman (artist)

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Geoffrey Drake-Brockman (born 1964) is an Australian artist well known for incorporating robotics and lasers into his work.[1][2][3][4] He was born in Woomera, South Australia.[5] He currently lives and works in Perth, Western Australia.

Notable works include 'Floribots', 128 computer-controlled robot origami flowers arranged in a grid [6][7] (a sculpture that won the Macquarie Bank People’s Choice Award when exhibited at the National Gallery of Australia) [8][9] and 'Totem', a 10.5 metre tall installation outside Perth Arena that has moving panels that open and close like flower petals when people walk past.[10][11]

In March 2013, Geoffrey took to Indiegogo to raise funds to complete four life size Robot Ballerinas, otherwise known as the 'The Coppelia Project' [12][13]


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