kirsty boyle :: robotics artist


2011 Artist talk at the College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney

2011 Signs of Life Panelist, International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA) Istanbul, Turkey.  Speakers included Kathy Cleland, Anne-Marie Duguet, Mari Velonaki, John Tonkin

2011 Artist talk at the College of Fine Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2011 Artist talk at the AI Lab, University of Zurich

2011 oceans of air presentation at the Govett Brewster Contemporary Art Museum, New Plymouth, New Zealand

2010 Cultures of Robotics Symposium invited participant, University of Sydney

2010 Robot Food Artist talk and presentation @ Headquarters, Melbourne

2010 Media Cultures of the World panelist, discussing Media Art in Switzerland, Austria, China and Australia at Dock18, Zurich

2010 DOCKBOT, in conjunction with SGMK at Dock18, Zurich

2009 love the robots show, Dock18, Zurich

2009 ‘OpenMaterials’ lecture presented at the Media Ecologies & Post-Industrial Production Conference, University of Salford, Manchester

2009 ‘OpenMaterials :: P2P Theory in Practice an open research group case study’ lecture presented with Catarina Mota at 4th Inclusiva-net Meeting: P2P Networks and Processes, Medialab Prado, Madrid

2009 “Theatralische Aspekte von Robotern – Karakuri – eine japanische Tradition”/ “theatrical aspects of robots – karakuri – robots inspired by a Japanese tradition” lecture and panelist at Roboterträume / Robot dreams Symposium, Kunsthaus Graz

2009 ‘Karakuri: Ancient Japanese Robot Craft’ lecture presented at Interactivos?’09: Garage Science, Medialab Prado, Madrid (in English and Spanish)

2008 Karakuri workshops and lectures with Master Tamaya Shobei IX at Questacon (The National Science and Technology Centre) and the Australian National University, Canberra; The Japan Foundation (Sydney office) and at Winmalee High School, the Blue Mountains. Supported by The Japan Foundation and the Australia Japan Foundation.

2008 girltron – art/sci collaboration with AI Lab, University of Zurich, University of Tasmania, Hobart and Launceston

2008 Virtual Humans Forum, FMX08 International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content (held in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and AIAS Academy of Interactive Sciences), Stuttgart

2008 girltron Project Progress Report, AI Lab, University of Zurich

2007 ‘karakuri.info’, AI Lab, University of Zurich

2005 ‘Otakulture’ panellist, 2005 Electrofringe Festival, Newcastle

2005 ‘Robot Culture’ presented at the University of Melbourne for the School of Creative Arts & Japanese Studies Department

2005 ‘Robot Culture’ presented at Imagining Japan: A Symposium held in collaboration with the Japanese Studies Centre, Monash University and Osaka University‘s Centre of Excellence’s 21st century program: Japan as Image

2004 Straight Out Of Brisbane Festival community forum – ‘Robot Culture’, Brisbane

2004 Next Wave Festival community forum – ‘Robot Culture’, Melbourne

2003 – 2004 Guest Lecturer, Advanced Technologies series, Swinburne University of Technology School of Engineering and Science, Department of Mechatronics/Robotics, Melbourne

2003 Artist talk, karakuri.info, WestSpace Gallery, Melbourne

2000 Guest Speaker, Geek Nite Out, Alternative Computing Expo 2000, Melbourne