Intergalactic Packaging

Design // Thursday, June 12, 2014
Taken from the blog LETTEROLOGY, here are some geriatric examples of toy robot packaging made in the 1950s. Illustrated by nameless artists, these packages show innovation in typography, while exhibiting the still evolving futuristic wayward thinking of space-age exploration in the form of the toy itself...

"What about the Heart?" Photos of the Japanese Robotics Industry

Photography // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
London-based photographer Luisa Whitton 'first became interested in what she describes as "technology and it's effects on identity, in particular its ability to create a double self" while working on a project during the second year of her BA at London College of Communication. Whitton spent several months in Japan working with Hiroshi Ishiguro, a Japanese scientist who had constructed a robotic copy of himself, and continued to work with other scientists documenting their scientific progress on humanoids.

Preview: Eric Joyner “It’s a Jungle Out There” @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 05, 2012
Juxtapoz alumnist Eric Joyner, famed for his robot and donut paintings, returns and opens a solo show, It’s a Jungle Out There, at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City this January 22, 2012. The exhibition will feature 18 pop-surrealism paintings of robots interacting with jungle animals such as elephants, monkeys and snakes.

Doomsday Robot Shelter by Kacey Wong

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 05, 2011
This may look like the typical, vintage-inspired robot. But Hong Kong artist, Kacey Wong, has created this mobile living unit that "protects people from radiation leaking from nuclear power stations." This robot comes on the heels of Wong's robot for rich people turned homeless by the credit crunch.

BLACK/LIGHT— ROA, Phlegm and ROBOTS in London

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
The Bussey Building, a disused warehouse located in Peckham is being revisited for an interactive installation called Black/Light with the London-based artist collective, Robots>>>>, together with ROA and Phlegm. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, was there to capture the opening. More after the jump . . .

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