Love and the Machine 2011
Love and the Machine

Taking on recent developments in Human Robot relation (ships), the performance includes an experiment in brain wave communication with Minithingy, a small mobile robot with a waggy tail. The brain wave detection device is a standard Neurosky Mindset.

Also featured: the classic Romantic Love song, a compact lecture on love and machines and The Future of Love song, a duet with a customised Ann Summers vibrator.

Photographs taken during Man/Machine night, London Word Festival on 19th April 2011
Credit Rosie Reed Gold

In the lecture I mention True Companion's Roxxy, "the world's first sex robot" according to CEO D. Hines.