Photography by Douglas Repetto
A new art venue for the robotic age.
WHAT IS A ROBOT? WHAT IS ART?
Those aren’t easy questions to answer. Now try defining robotic art, or decide what exactly an art-making robot is.
In 2001, I was learning the difficulties of trying to show robotic work in traditional art venues. (It took decades for galleries and museums to embrace video art; robotic and kinetic works, with their sometimes-formidable technical and logistical complexities, have quite a way to go.) But ...