Taking cues from soft robotics and the natural world, conceptual artist Anicka Yi builds lighter-than-air machinesthat roam and react like autonomous life forms. Her floating "aerobes" inspire to think about new ways of livingwithmachines - and to ponder how they could evolve into living creatures. "What if the machines could be more than just the tools, and instead, a new type of companion species?" she asks.
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