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JAPAN! Culture + Hyperculture

Robots

At the forefront of hyperculture, Japan's robots are at once amazing works of art and fantastic feats of engineering. Japan has been at the vanguard of global robot development and technology since the 1970s. Don't miss this tribute to Japanese craftsmanship and technology as well as a preview of the future.

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Robotopia Rising

Don't miss this robot extravaganza that highlights the science and culture of Japanese robotics. The most sophisticated robots in the world will be present, and daily shows will provide a fascinating showcase for all of their amazing talents.

  • Feb. 7 - 17, 2008
  • Nations Gallery
  • Read More | Free Event
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Guided Tour of Robotopia Rising with Tim Hornyak

Join Tim Hornyak, author of Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots, for a guided tour detailing the rise of robots in Japan.

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Robot Lectures during Robotopia Rising

Distinguished writers and researchers in the field of robotics will conduct lectures about the evolution of robots, from Karakuri dolls to life-like humanoids.

  • Feb. 9 - 10, 2008
  • Millennium Stage
  • Read More | Free Event