Alexander Reben

Kinetic Engineer and Interactive Artist

Alexander Reben is a kinetic engineer and interactive artist designing robots and novel interfaces to experimentally explore humankind’s evolving relationship with technology. His work has been shown at Ars Electronica, MIT, Axiom, EYEBEAM, and The Whitney Biennial and has been featured in New Scientist, Fast Company, BBC, CBC, and Hack a Day. Following his MIT thesis “Boxie,” he was invited to speak at TED. Reben’s recent interactive installation, Robots-in-Residence: The World’s First Documentary Shot And Directed Entirely By Robots, premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam’s Doclab and showcased at the 2013 Tribeca International Film Festival’s Storyscapes Competition.

Videos/Audio of Alexander Reben

What would a future look like if civil rights were extended to artificial intelligences, robots, and machines? Join... See more
As the landscape of high tech is increasingly modernized through applications of robotics from operating theaters to... See more
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