ROBOTIC ARTS

The Robotic Art exhibition of Paris in 2014 looked at transformations made possible by the use of technologies developed for the most part since the mid-twentieth century, particularly electronics, computing, bionics, and robotics.

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Peter Weibel – Körperaktionen Bodyworks 1967-2003

“Most performance artists developed their actions from painting, or to be more precise, from action painting, to which they also remained visually and conceptually bound. My performances differ from other actions performed in the 1960s, for instance in Vienna and California, firstly, through their relation to media and secondly, through their relation to politics. Writing … Continue reading

Robotic arts: Chico MacMurtrie’s TOTEMOBILE

Chico MacMurtrie is internationally recognized for his large-scale, performative, kinetic installations, and interactive public sculpture. In this video a fullscale Citroën DS transforms in a few minutes to an 18-meter-high totem, nearly touching the roof of the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris (Science Centre), and this it does without recourse to Hollywood … Continue reading