Art and Robotics: The Back Door


Presentation Title:

  • Art and Robotics: The Back Door



  • Abstract

    Short Paper

    This talk will focus on the strategies and artistic performances of Colin Piepgras, whose work deals with the interface between the individual and a fast forward, mall-mythology culture. Piepgras, who is employed by the Field Robotics Center of Carnegie Mellon University, attempts to reconcile high-tech employment with a low-tech artistic production. Through the manufacture and performance of mechanical exo-skeletons and insulating super-suits in quasi-public settings such as airports and train stations.