Eight Suspended Robots Holding Fedoras Perform a Synchronized Dance to ‘Ride of the Valkyries’

Filmmaker Peter William Holden, an artist who often features robotics within his videos, has created “[The Invisible]”, a fascinating short film in which eight robots suspended in a circle, each holding onto a Fedora, perform a synchronized dance in time to the bombastic Wagner instrumental “Ride of the Valkyries

“The Invisible” is part of a continued investigation of a theme I’ve been pursuing over numerous years. A search to discover ways of dissolving the boundaries between cinematography and sculpture, and thus find alternative ways to capture and preserve motion. To accomplish this, I’ve been exploring the possibilities of mechanized physical objects combined with computational devices and how they can be applied to make animations which exist beyond the screen that are both tactile and time-based.

via The Awesomer