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Robots and Dancers Make Art Together #ArtTuesday

There have been quite a few co-creations between engineers and dancers over the last decade. Here the movements of dancers are turned into sculpture. via We Make Money Not Art

The videos documenting the project are mesmerizing. They reminded me a bit of Lillian and Frank Gilbreths’ chronocyclegraphs. In the early 20th century, the couple employed time-lapse photography to pare a complete factory work cycle down to the shortest and most efficient sequence of gestures. They attached a camera to a timing device and photographed workers performing various tasks. The motion paths traced by small lamps fastened to the worker’s hands or fingers were then turned into wire sculptures.

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