Interaction: put a quarter in the slot and Bearsho will come alive and print you a randomly generated haiku!
This installation is a generative poetry project written in python and uses a saijiki dictionary of seasonal words traditionally used to create haikus. Bear puns are peppered into each poem as it is printed out on a thermal printer.
This installation is featured in The Writer's Block bookstore in Downtown Las Vegas.
(2017 DTP Artist in Residence Program) Software: Written in Python using the pronouncing library written by Allison Parrish. Hardware: Arduino, sd card reader, thermal printer, servo motors, coin acceptor.