The fifth international ArtBots exhibit is being held on September 19-21 in Dublin Ireland. Whether you’re interested in creating a robotic work of art, or a robot capable of producing its own works of art, you have till May 1st to submit an entry.

I’ve seen the output from this robot talent show / art fair for a few years now, and I’m really excited to see what happens this year. Are any of you folks planning on entering or attending?

Shown above: One of Bruce Shapiro’s “Ribbon Dancer” robots. When activated, the robots are able to perform intricate dance routines by moving a ribbon through the air in choreographed patterns. It’s the robot equivalent of an Olympic floor routine.

ArtBots 2008 Call for Works
Ribbon Dancer Robots