Mr. Pink and the Pinks
Robots Vs. Humans: a Hug Voting Booth
Especially as robots make their way more and more into our lives.
While I solved no problems with this experiment, I'd definitely like to explore the concepts further.
The way it worked was he gave a hug, then I gave a hug and then people voted on which they preferred.
the joy of a human hug again for the rest of their lives. I thought, 'how could i help?'.
on the metro one day in NYC. Some people are probably so far gone that they may never experience
The idea for this project came about when encountering an agressive, mentally unwell guy
*Thanks to the Brooklyn Robot Foundry for collaborating on this project!
'Human' won with 90% of the vote-- a pleasant surprise considering I myself might have voted 'Robot'.
So I found a hugging robot* and invited him to the show.
Then I thought, 'Robot hugs!', But then wait, would people prefer robot hugs to human ones?
a Hug Voting Booth
ROBOTS vs. HUMANS