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This year I’m Dean’s Research Fellow in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne. I’m working on projects that explore the expressive potential of ancient and emerging technologies including, artificial intelligence, theatre, virtual holograms, swarm robotics, standing stones, engineered bacterial bioluminescence, ritual, MR/XR, storytelling, building information model data, and ambient computing.

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The Heart

Live at Melbourne Connect now

The Heart is a site-responsive, slow Artificial Intelligence artwork to be lived with over decades.


Public Talk – Can a building have a heart? Melbourne Connect’s AI artwork

Thursday 20th of April @ 3:30–4:30pm AEST

Speakers: Artist Robert Walton and research data specialist Zaher Joukhadar

Where: HADES Via Zoom, Free

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Robert Walton’s production attains the fluid potency of a fever-dream 
– The Age

A spine-tingling encounter
– The Guardian

The world’s first piece of iPad theatre. Eerie, unsettling and very, very clever.
– The Independent

An original and talented thinker and theatre-maker
– The Times

A wholly new theatrical experience
– The List

A brand new way of looking at the world
–  The Stage