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When robots become art: Interview with Yi-Wei Keng
Robohub (2016)
  • Yueh-Hsuan Weng
  • Yi-Wei Keng
How can robotics help to enhance the development of the modern arts? Japan’s famous playwright, stage director Oriza Hirata and leading roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro launched the “Robot Theater Project” at Osaka University to explore the boundary between human-robot interactions through robot theater. Their work includes renditions of Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”, Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”, and their own play “I, Worker”. Their work has spread internationally to Paris, New York, Toronto and Taipei.
For this interview, we would like to invite their collaboration partner Yi-Wei Keng, director of Taipei Arts Festival, to share his insights on the intersection of robotics and the arts.
  • Robot Arts,
  • Drama
Publication Date
November 29, 2016
Citation Information
Yueh-Hsuan Weng and Yi-Wei Keng. "When robots become art: Interview with Yi-Wei Keng" Robohub (2016)
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