The Coppelia Project - Four Dancing Robot Ballerinas

Building four life size Robot Ballerinas and teaching them to dance.
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$15,272USD
raised of $32,768 goal
47%
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This campaign started on Feb 28 and closed on April 29, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on April 29, 2013
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  • $16USD
    Kinetic Contributor

    All our Kinetic Contributors will become part of kinetic art history. Help us complete the world's first troupe of robotic ballerinas! Your name will be acknowledged on the dedicated Coppelia Project web site (coppeliaproject.com) and you will receive a thank you email and exclusive digital image set from robot maker artist Geoffrey Drake-Brockman.

    1 claimed

  • $32USD
    Pointe Principal

    Help get this project get up and "en point", and ready to dance the moves of classical ballet the robot way. As a contributor at "Pointe Principle" level you will receive a Limited Edition Coppelia Project postcard hand-signed by robot maker artist Geoffrey Drake-Brockman and posted by air mail to anywhere in the world. You will also be acknowledged on the dedicated Coppelia Project Web Site and will receive a thank you email and exclusive digital image set from the artist.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    13 claimed

  • $32USD
    Coppelia Launch Party Ticket!

    You will receive an exclusive one-person ticket to a special event at Geoffrey's industrial warehouse art studio in Nedlands, WA - to see the first Coppelia Doll unveiled! The “Coppelia Salon” will be a major event from 8pm til late, with entertainment including performers, music, and art installations. Theme: Paris 1870 (and automata/ballet). Date: Friday 10th May 2013 (subject to conf.) Some food and drink provided. Time: 8pm ‘til late. BYO additional drinks.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    24 out of 256 claimed

  • $64USD
    Class Supporter

    Bring about the world's first ballet class for robots - where our ballerina will teach robots the moves of classical ballet! As a contributor at this level you will receive two signed limited edition 15x20cm (6x8") photographic prints of The Coppelia Project by Geoffrey Drake-Brockman - posted to you anywhere in the world. In addition, you will be acknowledged on the dedicated Coppelia Project web site and receive a thank you email and exclusive digital image set from the artist.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    3 claimed

  • $64USD
    Launch Party Double Ticket

    You will receive two exclusive tickets to a special event at Geoffrey's industrial warehouse art studio in Nedlands, WA - to see the first Coppelia Doll unveiled! The “Coppelia Salon” will be a major event from 8pm til late, with entertainment including performers, music, and art installations. Theme: Paris 1870 (and automata/ballet). Date: Friday 10th May 2013 (subject to conf.) Some food and drink provided. Time: 8pm ‘til late. BYO additional drinks.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    19 out of 128 claimed

  • $128USD
    Barre Sponsor

    Get this Ballerina Troupe dancing! You will be welcomed to a private tour of the artist's studio of Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, in-person or by Skype. You will also have your name engraved on a metal plaque mounted inside the thorax of one of the ballerina robots. In addition, you will be acknowledged on the Coppelia Project web site, and receive two signed limited edition 15x20cm (6x8") photographic prints, as well as a thank you email and exclusive digital image set.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    2 out of 128 claimed

  • $512USD
    Pirouette Patron

    Receive a signed & numbered limited edition "Floribot" artwork. Floribots was the robotic artwork by that lead to The Coppelia Project. Inside the 25x25x5cm (10x10x2") frame is an original origami chatterbox bloom made of auto-laquer and quality paper. They were exhibited at; National Gallery of Australia, Singapore Art Museum, and/or Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. You will also be acknowledged on the Coppelia Project web site and receive a thank you email and digital image set.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    6 out of 128 claimed

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    $1,024USD
    Co-Inventor

    Exclusive naming rights to one of the four Coppelia Project robots. Names are subject to approval by the artist and should be suitably feminine. Doll names will be engraved, along with the name of the Co-Inventor, on a metal plaque inside of each of the robot ballerinas. Name also used as network identifier and for performance documentation. In addition, you will be acknowledged on the Coppelia Project web site and will receive a thank you email and exclusive digital image set.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    4 out of 4 claimed

  • $131,072USD
    Prima Absoluta

    Make history and see this world-first vision come true! For you we will do a private installation and performance with a troupe of four robot and four accompanying classically trained human dancers, with their support crew, anywhere in the world - with specially written choreography for robots and humans. The location needs to be safe for performers and practical for installation, transport and logistics. You will also receive all other rewards and tokens of appreciation previously listed.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

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