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Gizmos and Gadgets


  • Mildand Junction Arts Centre - East Gallery 276 Great Eastern Highway Midland, WA, 6056 Australia (map)

We have been told for many years that the jobs and industries that people train for now will not exist in another decade or so. But what does that really mean? The simplest version is that we either won’t need some of the objects we currently rely on or that robots will make them. Will commonly used tools or implements become defunct with no further cause to manufacture them? Reel to reel tape recorders, Pagers, the telegraph machine and the mighty Fax have all vanished. But we have replaced these with faster, quieter, more-slick objects of desire. So manufacturing remains strong, it’s just that the forms and locations have changed.  Artists are constantly inventing new realities; experimenting with future propositions and versions of past histories and it is at this fine point where mind, hand and eye converge and Gadgets and Gizmos begins…

Earlier Event: October 5
Studio Payoka Remembering Tomorrow