Come to the Building Bridges Art Exchange to see an amazing exhibition “RobotiX: Intersections of Art & Technology” by Cristian Castro. The exhibition highlights the synergies between art, technology, and robots.

 

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Castro intentionally repurposes discarded vintage household appliances and old mechanical tools and incorporates them into his robotic works of art. The works on display span over a decade of artistic production.

 

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Castro points to the neglected virtues of technology: simplistic beauty, object provenance, and the process of invention. He also highlights function and form, removing these objects from their original functional purpose and re-contextualizes them into a pure appreciation of form. With this work, Castro bridges the gap between technology and art.

 

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Castro is fascinated with the provenance of found objects and wants to transform them and extend their life.

Curator Carlos Ortega says this about Castro’s work:

“Cristian Castro‚Äôs sculptures provide viewers with a new perspective on art and robotics, taking them on a journey where technology becomes a vehicle to explore beauty and creative power.”

Cristian Castro born on July 21st, 1971, is a self-taught industrial designer and contemporary artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was always fascinated by the function of all things, driving him to discover, dissect, and dismantle any manner of toys and machines he could get his hands on, ultimately fusing them together as artistic creations junkyard parts reimagined with the vision of a NASA engineer.

His work has been exhibited internationally and nationally, including MOlAA Museum of Latin American Art, Salt Fine Art Gallery, and Building Bridges Art Exchange on public art projects among others.

Date: April 17 – June 5
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Source: buildingbridgesartexchange.org