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INTERN: Production Intern – Chico MacMurtrie / Amorphic Robot Works

Production Intern – Chico MacMurtrie / Amorphic Robot Works



Amorphic Robot Works (ARW) is looking for interns to assist the preparation of an art project and the fabrication of large scale inflatable robotic sculptures.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are hands on, detail oriented, very focused and able to work independently if needed to start asap through December and possibly into January. ARW is located in Brooklyn (Redhook), NY. About Amorphic Robot Works Amorphic Robot Works (ARW) is a collective of artists, engineers, musicians, and scientists and was founded by Chico MacMurtrie in 1991. Since ARW’s inception, MacMurtrie/ARW have received critical acclaim for their experimental media installations and support from the Rockefeller Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation, NYFA, VIDA/LIFE, Ars Electronica and Guggenheim Fellowship. MacMurtrie’s studio in Brooklyn NY is known as the Robotic Church where an ensemble of 50 robotic sculptures performs to the public on selected dates. This unique site-specific installation and performance series was featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, New York Public Radio and other media.

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Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Standard studio hours 9:00AM – 5:30PM.

Production Intern:

Applicants should posses two or more of the below listed skills to apply.

Skills/Experience needed:

CAD: Solid works, Rhino or Inventor

Programming Max, Ableton PD and Arduino

Multi media performance

Mechanics / robotics

Basic Electronics

Pneumatic systems

Fabrication (preferably involving composite fabrics, metal, wood)

Electrical wiring & understanding of basic circuits

Sewing with Industrial machines.

Machining (manual lathe and mill)


The internship is unpaid but can lead to a paid position in the future depending on experience and skills. Lunch will be provided at Amorphic Robot Works. Also could involve all expenses paid to build and program the border crossers project,  the month of January at the Amorphic Ranch in Bisbee, Arizona.

From: Chico MacMurtrie <>