This talk introduces tele-robotic art works utilizing both social media (SNS) space and the urban media landscape. TeleSECT and TweetBot V1.0 are artist’s main works to be discussed in the presentation as the key example. TeleSECT is a telematic robot agent visualizing inter-activity between cities and people based on the traffic of Twitter messaging activities, the activities of social media related to the city. TweetBot V1.0 is also a tele-robotic work but more focusing on the personal emotion in the social media-scape. The artist will discuss the aesthetic value of telepresent robotic art works and the potentials of social media (SNS) for artistic purpose.
- Hyun Ju Kim (b.1973) is a media artist working and living in South Korea. Assistant Professor, Korean German Institute of Technology (South Korea) ex-media.org/wordpress