The Host was recently presented in Poland where strange robots danced and twirled around the large warehouse space. They have an unnerving presence, which is inhanced by a 1950s sci-fi soundtrack and automated lighting, including moments of darkness. Marynowsky, the Australian artist behind it all, purposely gives the robots an abstracted human form, which adds […]
Tyler Kilback is an aspiring photographer from British Columbia who photographs just about anything. He is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the immense nature of our province but also really loves making and photographing his robots.
The Visitants is a new series of illustrations depicting robot visitors to our planet. The Visitants are lino prints on vintage encyclopedia pages from 1972, with pencil over the top. Each is unique: one page, one cut, one print, one chance to get it right.
With an appetite for robots and Samurais, I came across the work of illustrator Crom-Cristian Ortiz, who with a tint of propaganda posters, pictures young warriors in a world where having a companion pet seems as mandatory as it is to belong to some epic Mecha army in quest for honour and glory. Cool and fun stuff which makes me feel twelve years old again.
This amazing looking thing can be found wandering the streets of Shibuya Station in Tokyo, Japan, dishing up ample servings of Coca-Cola and gripping the city’s teenagers with a sudden fear of the future.
Our friends over at Giant Robot are celebrating their fifteenth year of publishing their print magazine and subsequent expansion into retail shops and art galleries with a group show running at San Francisco’s GRSF until July 15. The exhibition features the work of Lydia Fong (Barry McGee), Kozyndan, Luke Chueh, Saelee Oh, Robert Bellm, Albert […]
Japan certainly takes its giant robots seriously. As reported by Moe Passion, a blog by an American sailor stationed in Japan, a life-sized replica of a Gundam RX78 Mobile Suit was recently built on the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay. It’s up until August 31st, so go see it while you can.
Oh boy, Robokill is one of the best flash games ever. It’s a bird’s-eye-view shoot-em-up where you’re a mercenary robot sweeping through a space station that has been overrun by evil, hostile robots. The game is incredibly detailed, and has the best graphics of almost any other flash game. No wonder people aren’t buying game […]