Interactive AirOrbs for Art installation

Wayne McGregor’s  "+/- Human" took over the iconic London venue for two weeks, with a swarm of artificially intelligent flying AirOrbs laying claim to the main space and an incredible live dance from Company Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet.

The immersive installation featured 7 autonomous controlled AirOrbs that were programmed using complex algorithms and motion sensors to react intelligently to their surroundings and to bodies in their environment, exploring the relationship between mechanical autonomy and human beings. 


  • Location: The Roundhouse, London
  • Date: August 2017
  • Summary of work: 7 radio controlled white AirOrbs of 90 cm diameter, optical tracking system, autonomous control system and programming 
  • Client: Random International, London and Berlin