ANGELS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER
On the series of sculptures Robot Invasion by Nikola Kolja Bozovic
If we presume that in a couple of previous centuries of the pre-industrial and industrial era angels were the decorative elements that were most commonly used in all the fields of applied arts from tapestries, needlepoint and intarsions, through tableware and decorative plastics on façades, to illustrations or, lets say, fabric patterns, robots are their substitutes or equivalents in the mass culture of the postindustrial, information era. Angels being replaced by robots this could be understood as a paradigmatic civilization turn in which robots are assuming the role of the angels of the new world order.
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