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  • Thu 2410:00-23:00
  • Fri 2510:00-23:00
  • Sat 2610:00-23:00
  • Sun 2710:00-23:00
The Exhibition Hall

Do robots dream of virtual puppies? Nintendogs is a gameboy game about training dogs. In addition, simulated leisure time with the virtual animals is an important part of the game. In the installation the game is “played” by a robot who the whole console to stroke the dog. The installation asks: Will artificial empathy ever play a role? Does a virtual dog notice that he is being stroked by a robot? And can a virtual dog develop sympathies for this robot?

Fabian Kühfuß (DE)

Kühfuß finished his academic studies of visual art in the new media art class by Ulrich Wegenast at the FKNin 2011.2012 project grant by Karin-Abt-Straubinger-Stiftung. 2014 he won the Media in Space Category at the 27th Stuttgarter Filmwinter.2015-2019 studio grant from the City of Stuttgart.2015-19 Studio Grant by the city of Stuttgart.

Exhibitions (selection):

Ars Electronica, European Media Arts Festival, U14 Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Galerie Merkle, Kassler Dokumentarfilmfestival, Athen Video Art Festival, Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg, Spark Contemporary Art Space,  B-Seite Festival, Fluctuating Images, University of Toronto, University ofViena