Telegarden

From Rhizome Artbase
Ken Goldberg
2001
Description

The Telegarden was an art installation that allowed web users to view and interact with a remote garden filled with living plants. Anyone online could plant, water, and monitor the progress of seedlings via the tender movements of an industrial robot arm.

Rhizome staff
2021

Have you ever tended your garden from 3000 miles away? You will.

Ken Goldberg
19 August 2001

The TeleGarden is the most absurd application of technology we could think of; cultivating a garden by remote control.
"Il faut cultiver notre jardin." Voltaire

Ken Goldberg
19 August 2001
Legacy descriptive tags
Ken Goldberg, Ars Electronica, Telegarden
Attribution: Ken Goldberg
Telematic, Participatory, offline, surveillance, robot, nature, live, interact, community, HTML, Visual, Text
Attribution: Rhizome staff
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Variant History
outside link
2001
open submission
19 August 2001
Ken Goldberg