Robots on stage

Henning Christiansen*, Anja Mølle Lindelof

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This article investigates the appearance of robots on stage in contemporary performance. As a convincingdemonstration of the relevance of robots – as artefact, concept and metaphor – we take Blanca Li’s 2013 danceperformanceRobot !as our starting point. We have distilled five dimensions that provide vocabulary andterminology to characterise different instances of robots on stage with a focus on their expressive character.These dimensions are: Movements, Apparent level of Autonomy & Interaction, Appearance, Massification andSound
Translated title of the contributionRobotter på scenen
Original languageEnglish
JournalEAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies
Issue number25
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2020

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