Artist: Wonbin Yang
Art: Segnisiter continuus
Wonbin Yang, an artist based South Korea, creates various programmed artworks that are able to move around on their own. An example is Segnisiter continuus, where a piece of newspaper is restructured and programmed to simply move around aimlessly.
I admire both the concept behind the piece, where a mundane item is given life and set to roam around people who don’t even notice the existence of the robot, and the design of the “legs” on the newspaper. The piece itself makes me question what I miss out in life when I don’t fully look at the details.
Although I only know the basics of programming, I am fairly sure Yang programmed his own software to command the ‘low intellegence’ newspaper to roam freely around the city.