Robot Dreams is an exhibition that the Museum Tinguely in Basel organized in cooperation with Kunsthaus Graz. The title Robot Dreams is borrowed from a short story of the same name by Isaac Asimov. The show brings together works that explore the broad topic of Robots and its association with various topics.
Among the artworks on display is a replica of Maschinenmensch Maria that director Fritz Lang used in his film Metropolis (1917); Nam June Paik’s Andy Warhol Robot (1994); Stelarc’s Third Hand (1980); Jon Kessler’s Kessler’s Circus (2009), Kirsty Boyle’s Tree Ceremony (2010). Other participating artists are Paul van Hoeydonck, Tom Sachs, R&Sie(n) with Stephan Henrich, Jakob Scheid, Jessica Field, Niki Passath, Yan Duyvendak, Thomas Baumann, Ed and Nancy Kienholz, and Walter Pichler.
The exhibition runs until September 12, 2010. Robot Dreams at Kunsthaus Graz opens October 8, 2010.
Robot Dreams at Museum Tinguely in Basel / Switzerland.
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Tags: Ed Kienholz, Fritz Lang, Jakob Scheid, Jessica Field, Jon Kessler, Kirsty Boyle, Luc Mattenberger, Nam June Paik, Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Niki Passath, Paul van Hoeydonck, R&Sie(n), Stelarc, Stephan Henrich, Thomas Baumann, Tom Sachs, Walter Pichler, Yan Duyvendak