(Construction Site Guerrilla Internet Ballet)
By Igor Stromajer & Brane Zorman
Live GPS (QSTARZ BT-Q818 eXtreme GPS transmitter) signal by the buried robot; location: Dongdaemun (Great East Gate) Tongdaemun Market / shopping district, Seoul, Korea — archived by days. The GPS device attached to the buried robot ran out of batteries on 24 July 2008, 81 hours after being switched on.
So the robot died 81 hours after its funeral.
Day One – Tuesday, 22 July 2008:
Day 2 – Wednesday, 23 July 2008:
Day 3 – Thursday, 24 July 2008:
This is how the robot’s sepulchre will look like when it is going to be finished (render photo / microlocation marked – click here for details):
(The Seoul Metropolitan Government held an international design competition in April 2007 to redesign a central area of Seoul, “The design plaza and park“. The competition winner is Zaha Hadid.)
The Ballettikka Internettikka Intermenttikka robot is buried into the reinforced ferroconcrete foundations of the new shopping mall and is going to stay there for a long time …