Robotics / Kinetics

Redefining Failure in a Technologically Aided Era

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Contributors, Digital Culture, Robotics / Kinetics, Sound Art

(Rebecca Lieberman, Mnemograph, 2016, Artificial Retirement Flux Factory, NYC. Photo credit: Jung In Jung) Words by  JunIn Jung       Herbert Marcuse wrote that the “technological rationalisation” of society and culture rejects ideals and sublimation. However, art is “rather irrational and not subjected to scientific, technological,…

Neil Mendoza

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Robotics / Kinetics, Scout & Trends

  Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh   In the video accompanying the artwork Fish Hammer, a small goldfish – dubbed Smashie by UK-born, New media artist Neil Mendoza – can be seen tentatively exploring an aquarium. In the foreground there is an array of dollhouse furniture,…

Stelarc

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Key Artists, Robotics / Kinetics

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Professor Stelarc, Distinguished Research Fellow at the School of Design and Art at Curtin University Perth, Australia, does not need an introduction. When he was kicked out of art school for not fulfilling course requirements in sculpture such…

Nathan Thompson

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Robotics / Kinetics

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   One of the most exciting moments as a cell biologist probably is when, for the first time, you see through the microscope lenses, cardiac or smooth muscle cells twitching autonomously in your cell culture. I shared that…