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African Robots Make It To London

Ralph Borland's ongoing 'African Robots' project of interactive electronic street art from South Africa and Zimbabwe is on view in London.

African robots are in London this summer. Or more specifically, the ongoing interactive electronic street art project of South African artist and researcher Ralph Borland set up shop last month at Machines Room in East London. Borland, who studied sculpture at the University of Cape Town, where he's currently a postdoctoral fellow, began the project– which focuses primarily on wire work– as a way of introducing an electronic component to street wire art in South Africa and Zimbabwe. We spoke with Borland over email to find out more about his electronic street art work.

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