Robot Selfie

Available for Touring

Kaleider crowdsources hundreds of faces through a bespoke online platform, and then our robot paints them on a giant canvas in public space, creating a beautiful mural of strangers next to each other, in an act of togetherness.


Available for international touring 2022/23

Book Robot Selfie for your venue, city, or context to combine cutting edge technology with a high spectacle and participatory audience experience.

It’s covid safe, and will engage both an online and local live audience.

Please get in touch with Kaleider Producer, Jocelyn Mills if you want to discuss bringing Robot Selfie to you and your audiences:

How it works

1. Draw

First we have to draw the public. To do this we create a bespoke website for each promoter at<your place or city>

On that site the public are invited to have their selfies drawn by our non-learning AI. It is easy, accessible, fun, and free to take part.

2. Share

When they’re happy with their drawing they submit it to us. Everyone who submits a selfie gets a copy sent to them to print at home… or to use as a social media profile pic!

3. Watch the robot paint live

We then send a compilation of faces to our robot, which paints them on a giant canvas situated in public space. We like to paint for four days, giving the public the chance to submit their selfies and to see the mural emerge over time.

As well as watching the robot paint live in public space, we set up a live stream to so that people can take part from anywhere in the world.


Audience responses

“Its extraordinary”

“Its amazing”

“Absolutely genius so intuitive”

“I’ve got a massive nose”

“THAT is intelligence”

“It’s like they’re all looking right at ME”

“We’re in the future.”

“That thing is doing that!?”

“I’ve never seen anything like it I love it”

“I love that it’s in my town. That’s amazing that.”


Click on the following links to download the documents:

Easy Read in pdf

Easy Read in docx

Audio Description in mp3

We are happy to customise access documents for each promotor’s venue, location and language.


Conceived and directed by Seth Honnor, with Andy Wood, Thomas Duggan, Kris Sum, Fiona Rourke and Jay Kerry.

We couldn’t have done this without

Robot Selfie has received R&D investment through Without Walls Blueprint.

Robot Selfie is supported by Without Walls and commissioned by Brighton Festival and Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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An iteration of Robot Selfie called A Portrait Without Borders, made for online audiences specifically in response to Covid-19 was originally commissioned by Freedom Festival Arts Trust in 2020. Part of the Creative Europe funded InSitu Network ‘ACT’ 2017-2020 as an international collaborative project in response to Covid-19. Supported by Digital Democracies and InSitu.