Beckett Machine

Spencer Roberts (Artist)

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact


The Beckett Machine is an electronic artwork that endlessly performs the text of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot.

The stage is comprised of a small Liquid Crystal Display and a series of flashing Light Emitting Diodes. The diodes represent individual characters and stage directions. They also indicate which of the acts is currently being performed.

Exhibited: International Text Festival, Bury Art Gallery, 2009.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputInstallation
Sizew:10cm x d:12cm x h:22cm
Publication statusPublished - 2 May 2009
EventBury International Text Festival: The Agency of Words - Bury Art Gallery, Bury, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 May 200918 Jul 2009
Conference number: 2


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