video installation
Nintendo DS, microcontroller, stepper, aluminium frame, software

Do robots dream of virtual puppies? Nintendogs is a Gameboy game about training and raising dogs. In addition, simulated leisure with the virtual animals is an important part of the game. Nintendogs- the installation asks: Will artificial empathy ever play a role? Does a virtual dog notice that he is being petted by a robot? And can a virtual dog develop sympathies for this robot?