Galéa Gallery, Caen, June 1991

In the exhibition space, a robot arrow indicated where Stephan Barron could be found.

Autoportrait, Faches-Thumesnil, 1993

Stephan Barron built this telephone operated robot in Collaboration with the engineer Jerome Gilbert, a specialist in home automation. The robot, in response to the digital frequencies emitted by the telephone, could point in 8 different directions (north-north-east, east, south-east, south, south-west, west, north-west). Stephan Barron moved around the exhibition space and communicated the different directions to the robot from public phones.

Autoportrait, Galerie Galéa, 1991



Stéphan Barron se déplace autour du lieu d’exposition et indique au robot à partir de cabines téléphoniques les différentes directions.



He then pretended to leave on a « European tour » and stayed two weeks at home.


Texts :
KOSIK Antonin, « Autoportrét », Atelier, n°3, 10 février 1994, Prague, p.15