My Name is Robot Kalki

Robotandspark invited 37 regional artists, designers, typographers, jewellers, artists, sculptors, photographers and leading creatives to customize the 8-inch resin robots and display them at thejamjar Gallery on Thursday February the 19th 2009.

Once the artists had finished, leading photographers from Bareface were asked to photograph the robots in any which way they wanted. These prints will be displayed alongside the robots and all artwork will be auctioned off for the charity START (

DJ Dany Neville from Underground Procedures will also be opening the exhibit with a live set.

The exhibition will run from the 19th Feb until the 23rd Feb.

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My robot is named Kalki. The name Kalki means literally, “of iron” or “machine.” As this avatar, Lord Vishnu will incarnate himself as the machine-man, who will come riding his white horse and a blazing sword in his hands. He takes on his multi-armed form and as he punishes all evil-doers in this world, he recites the verse from the Hindu scripture;

‘Now i am become death, destroyer of worlds.’

At the end of Kali Yuga, he will, destroy this world supposedly and recreate a golden age again.

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