I’m Robert Carter, an artist based in Whangarei, New Zealand. This blog follows my research interests and documents my work.
In the battle against outlaw robots, ever more sophisticated methods are being devised to ensure that some actions may only be performed by humans.
I decided to create a sign that is deliberately meaningless, that ties into the visual language of the city.
For a while I’ve been playing with the idea of an Electric Painting. I wanted to comply with some of the accepted conventions of painting, but using my own set of materials.
In this project I used discarded fitness equipment to create a musical band of excercycles.
A rolling, collaborative, series of experiments, with George Hajian, Zöe Rapley, Kimberly Annan and Elke Finkenauer.
Sound installation and performance in conjunction with Sculpture Northland, Whangarei Quarry Gardens, 5 November 2017.
In this Band Practice project we created an animation. For this work I used a range of found materials, including 8mm film and parts from old printers.
The Smashing Plate was the result of my participation in The Great Plate, an annual fundraiser for the Quarry Arts Centre.
I kept a diary of everything I ate and what I saw other people eat, for a few days, and made a video based on it.