making Boris from Oriol Aubets on Vimeo.

BORIS was born in late 2012 as a part of the project Automatarium by David Berga Productions. I decided to make a robot who can perform with me. Me and my team spend several years testing, performing and improving. Here’s the result.

Boris team is:
A show by Oriol Aubets
Directed by JAM “Jaume Jové”
Produced by Circatronic and JAM
Sponsored by Robotica and FunLab
Boris head and feet Nartxi Azkargorta from Txo Titelles
Coreography Xaro Campo
Steampunk look by Alassie and Sandra Moncusí
Costume by El Costurero Real
Props Felix Googles
Scenography Mercè Veciana
Supporting Engineers Xavi Garcia, Sam Pfeiffer, Javier Vidal, Marc Escolà and Albert García
Video by gravito.tv and Axel Montero
Photo by Manuel Granados
International Management David Berga

But we keep on working…

PopCorn Machine robot!

With the help of Escola Politécnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Vilanova i la Geltru We are making another robot for the show: Robopop. The robot will be finished by the engineers Albert Garcia and Marc Escolà from FunLab.

This was the first team.

This was the first team.


Hope it will be ready for 2016 summer tour.

The third robot in construction is Cortana that’ll implement some speaking recognition and Artificial Intelligence and it’s controlled via Arduino. It’s a creation by Sculptor and Artist Abel Pruñonosa.

Cortana from Oriol Aubets on Vimeo.


Oriol Aubets spent last two decades performing, writing & directing in theatre and cinema. Circatronic is his first solo theatre project. The main motivation is to talk about present and future technology in a comic environment using robotics and digital tech in theatre and circus productions.


Entrepreneur. In 1999 Oriol Aubets founded the theatre company named teaLtre. During ten years he wrote, performed and directed several theatre plays. In 2008 himself adapted and directed one of his plays to the screen.  The movie called  “Fish in the desert” was produced by Televisió de Catalunya, the film maker Francesc Bellmunt and Pep Armengol. After that first experience he created his own audiovisual production company named gravito.tv .  In 2010 he created and Augmented reality videogame with two partners: Paris Int13 and  Hong kong Zaptoys. In his professional career he had participated in many short films, tv shows, theatre plays and movies. Between many others he won the 2008 best idea Award at DiBa International Film  Festival and the best Jury Award for best International play at Ansan Street theatre festival.

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