Sim Gishel — Fluxmuseum Fort Worth Texas

By Karl Heinz Jeron • 10 Sep 2008

FLUXMUSEUM
ATTN: FLUXHIBITION #2
6955 PINON STREET
FORT WORTH TEXAS 76116
817-944-4000

Title: Sim Gishel
Date: 2008
Artist: KarlHeinz Jeron

Description: Robotic vehicle works for minimum wage. The vehicle equipped with a ballpen and is able to draw random drawings. Visitors of the museum can let the robot draw for them. They have to bring a piece of paper and pay the minimumwage per hour. They vehicle’s movements are random. Therefore the visitors have to monitor the vehicle whilst working and take care that it does not leave the paper.
Every evening somebody of the staff of the museum has to recharge the batteries.
The generated income will be shared equally between the artist and the museum.

In Texas is $6.55 federal minimum wage used as reference. There are no actual amounts written in law.

http://9-5.jeron.org/category/sim-gishel