Milkman

2015

COR-TEN steel

The most advanced milking machines are controlled by the cows. Whenever needed, the cow activates a robot that takes its temperature, cleans its udder and extracts milk. It’s a fully automated system that involves no humans at all. Is it efficiency or animal cruelty? The ethical impact of technology is often difficult to ascertain.

Milkman (2015) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘ArtZuid’, Amsterdam (NL), 2017

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