Robot Artists Compete for Thousands of Dollars at This Painting Competition
In total, 38 teams from 10 countries submitted 200 different artworks.
Industrial Robot Reprogrammed to Get Bored and Curious Like a Living Thing
In artist and robotics researcher Madeline Gannon’s ‘Mimus,' an industrial robot behaves like a living creature.
Earth’s Radiation Sets This Matrix of Motors in Motion
Berlin-based artist Ralf Baecker employs background radiation to make subtle changes in his new mechanized installation.
Robot Art Contest Seeks Machines That Can Paint Like the Masters
A new robotic challenge in the vein of DARPA's prize competitions invites people to build a robot that can paint with a brush.
This Robot Wants to Paint Your Portrait—With or Without You
This “high tech tracing machine” can paint portraits with humans or finish through an auto-complete function.
A Robotic Church Rises in Red Hook
Machines come to life inside an old Norwegian Seamen’s Church for Chico MacMurtrie's site-specific installation and performance.
[Best of 2014] The Year in Robots
2014 was a high-powered year for robots.
Choreographed Robots Are Tap Dancing Their Way Through London
We spoke to artist Peter William Holden about his kinetic machines that are dancing their CPUs out at London's Merge Festival.
Inside The Making Of Squarepusher's "Music For Robots"
Squarepusher's 'Music for Robots,' includes a robo-guitarist with 78 fingers and a drummer with 22 arms.
"The Illusion Of Life" Machine Can Mimic Human Whispers
Designer Minsu Kim's new machine has the power to simulate soft, sweet nothings.
Shih Chieh Huang Turns Trash Into Animatronic Sea Creatures
The TED 2014 Fellow creates illuminated, robotic ecosystems out of mundane household items (and other junk).
Will Robots Replace Artists In The Future?
Call it Jean-Michel Botsquiat.