Intentionally rough, the robot is made from an old piece of wood that I found on the rubbish. The shape of the robot is inspired by my ordinary Japanese light fitting, which has an intriguing shape. As I drew the robots arms, intending to just have two, I couldn't decide but as I looked I realized that it worked having many arms. Just like a human who has to try many things with their life to see what works, this robot has to try and try to see what he can do.
Etchizen hand made paper 450mm x 320mm
Robot in search of Meaning
I am an Australian artist living in Kyoto. I find the art o…