Hercules and Nessus #A_01


Unfinished sculpture variation of Giambologna’s masterpiece Hercules and Nessus carved out of marble via algorithmic-robotic means. The sculpture, left unfinished, documents the computational process, celebrating algorithmic aesthetics and new robotic sets of computational gestures.

Artwork by Quayola

In collaboration with Cave Adolfo Corsi

Produced by Quayola Studio

Andrea Santicchia (CAM design, robotics & simulation, workflows & tools)

Maria Elena Brugora (production and logistics)

External Collaborators

Marble: Successori Adolfo Corsi 

Robotic milling: TorArt

With additional support by Robotor