Robot of Leisure began in 2003 as WHiRR, a lowbrow illustration series that places a clunky robot called Boris in a variety of leisure situations and activities. Prints and handmade goods of Boris were sold at craft fairs and online shops from 2005–2013.
BORIS! Robot of Leisure is a graphic novel following Boris’s origin story as a domestic robot left behind in an abandoned futuristic housing development. The full-colour graphic novel was published in 2013 in print and digital formats. Find out where to buy and/or download a copy at Sparkling Observationalist.
From 2013–2016, original Robot of Leisure paintings were exhibited in galleries and public spaces across North America.
Learn more about Boris and his adventures at the Robot of Leisure website.