TITLE

Robot falls over itself to put on a show

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brian
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/21/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1787, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Ars Electronica festival. The theme of the Ars Electronica festival of computer and technological arts in Linz was "Out of Control." Citing the Gulf war as an example of technology used in violent conflict, the festival organizers stated that they did not want to raise a finger in admonition, but rather to lay it into the open wounds. A pneumatic robot/sculpture called "Tumbling Man", which adopts contorted poses and plays its own body as a percussion instrument, was one of the runners-up in the interactive art section of the Prix Ars Electronica.
ACCESSION #
9110143452

 

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